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From the ECS State Policy Database: Standards - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Standards--Implementation - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

High Standards Help Struggling Students - How will kids who are already struggling fare when the even more rigorous Common Core State Standards hit in 2014? Education Sector has an answer - they'll likely do better. Constance Clark and Peter Cookson Jr. looked carefully at what happened to students in states with high and low standards after No Child Left Behind kicked in. In three of four testing categories, high-standards states had a higher percentage of students moving out of the below basic level than low-standard states. (Education Sector, November 2012)...

The State of State Science Standards - This report provides analyses for the K-12 science standards in place in all 50 States and the District of Columbia. The average grade across all states is a C and in twenty-seven jurisdictions, the standards earn a D or below. The authors suggest that states can up their standards by looking to high scoring states and the NAEP but must also consider the other factors that contribute to strong academic achievement. (Fordham Institute, Jan 2012)...

Accelerating the College and Career Readiness of the Nation's Students (State Cards) - In 2009 Common Core State Standards Initiative was launched under the auspices of the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governors’ Conference. This Alliance for Excellent Education web site provides state-specific data relevant to the need for improved standards and assessments in the U.S. and the potential benefits of educating all students to meet the common core standards. (Alliance for Excellent Education, May 2010)...

State Content Standards - This Web site provides users with information on each state's content standards. The site provides the name of the standards, subjects covered and the year of adoption. ...


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