The Common Core State Standards are coming, and they will have a huge impact on how teachers are expected to teach, students are taught to think, and how both students and teachers are evaluated. In this month’s issue of American School Board Journal, online now, Senior Editor Lawrence Hardy looks at how schools around the country will now be facing not only common standards but also common tests.
Also in March:
A Michigan superintendent and two board members describe how they used test scores and other data to refocus and turn their district around.
In our continuing series of school board success stories, we feature an Arizona school board and superintendent team using a new approach to boost reading and math scores.
Also, make sure to vote on this month’s Adviser poll to see where your opinion on a sticky situation stacks up.