Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Rogers Elementary School here set a three-alarm fire in the library. Is it important for all children to be taught common skills and content? What does personalized learning mean to the perennial tug-of-war over content — in higher education’s “great books” debate over whether students should absorb the Western canon or study what they want, and, at the K-12 level, over the Common Core? Dan D.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

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This is done through its standards-aligned assessment library or teacher-created assessments developed from a bank of over 60,000 standards-specific questions. For example, the National Dropout Prevention Center conducted a year-long study of the Measuring Up program and its impact on student outcomes. Two I recommend are: National Dropout Prevention Center’s evaluation of Measuring Up reveals students experienced substantial academic progress.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” ” The University of Wisconsin at Madison plans to close 22 libraries and create six “hubs” in their stead, says The Wisconsin State Journal. Performance on PISA Decline Because of Common Core? “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. (National) Education Politics.