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Standards Opinion Common Core Is a Meal Kit, Not a Nothingburger
Caroline Damon argues Rick Hess and Tom Loveless sold the common core short, claiming the issue was a matter of high-quality implementation.
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Teaching Opinion The Overlooked Way to Think Creatively When Solving Problems
In our eagerness to add options and opportunities, we forget the power of subtraction. Here’s how to brainstorm more effectively.
Leidy Klotz
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Teaching Opinion 'Cultivating Student Questioning Is Not a Onetime Thing'
Five educators and authors discuss ways to cultivate students asking questions, including through "question-storming."
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International Opinion Why Other Countries Keep Outperforming Us in Education
Money from the American Rescue Plan could be our last chance to build the school system we need.
Marc Tucker
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Student Well-Being Opinion Where Does Social-Emotional Learning Go Next?
Teachers, students, and parents all want more social-emotional and service learning in schools. The pandemic has only heightened that need.
John M. Bridgeland & Francie Richards
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Is Your District Reinforcing Systemic Racism?
Leaders must ask if their vision of student success reflects what Black and brown families say is most important.
Jennifer Cheatham & John B. Diamond
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Assessment Opinion What State Tests Are (and Aren't) Good For
Spring 2021 testing is happening. That can be a good thing—if the goal is about more than school accountability.
Stuart Kahl
5 min read
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