Common Core

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L.A. schools binge on Apple’s iPad

By Elise Grafe
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Education | The Los Angeles Unified school district just decided to spend $30 million on iPads for students. This begins a “massive roll out” of iPads across the…

Indiana issues recess for Common Core State Standards

By Rachel Cooper
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Education | The Indiana General Assembly passed a bill Monday night that would delay implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) until state officials study…

What billions buy

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | Bill Gates is reshaping American education with his pocketbook

Mom brigade

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | The Common Core doesn’t add up, and grassroots activists are fighting it in the states

Common Core: Reasonable reform, or just another expensive test?

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—The Common Core academic standards, the subject of fervent debate in my home state of Indiana and in several other states, looks like an…

School’s out

By Joy Pullmann
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Education | Two major cities battle over saving their school systems by closing schools

Common Core: Reform or fad?

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | The jury is still out on the Common Core education standards. Some impressive education reformers stand behind them, including Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and…

Good writing: The missing link to good grades

Good writing: The missing link to good grades

By Amy Henry
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Education | After enduring several frustrating decades of wildly ineffective nuevo-education, those who aren’t so embedded in a faltering system that they’ve lost the…

Hollow at the core

Hollow at the core

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | The latest effort at educational standards suffers from the same flaw as the others

Indiana Republican supports national educational standards

Indiana Republican supports national educational standards

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | Tony Bennett is officially running against Glenda Ritz for superintendent of public instruction in Indiana. He's the southern Indiana incumbent Republican…

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