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Project Asks Teachers Best Ways to Assess Students

As educators and lawmakers spar on the subject of how to best evaluate student performance, the NCTE English Assessment Story Project is exclusively asking teachers to share their thoughts on what works and what does not.

Leaked Exam Part of Common Core Protest

A copy of a New York English Language Arts exam was leaked online by anti-Common Core activists this week, according to the New York Post.

Common Core's Effect on Teaching Classic Literature

Common Core Standards have forced educators into a “teach to test,” kind of role and one report shows that Common Core might also be responsible for a shift in the way students learn classic literature.

Opinion: Youth Football Will Fade in Popularity

Blogger Douglas W. Green, EdD highlights why contact violence in spectators sports at the K-12 level is too risky, and will soon fade as concerns over health issues, specifically harm to the brain, increase.

Survey: Most Parents Don't Know About State's New Common Core Tests

In California, a recent survey revealed that a majority of parents know little to nothing about this year's new Common Core tests being administered to their children.

Study Finds Race Affects Teachers' 'Judgment of Misbehavior'

A recently published Stanford University study suggests that race has an effect on how teachers discipline misbehavior, according to an article from Education Week.

Anti-Common Core Educator Discusses Inappropriate Test Questions on N.Y Tests

Award-winning educator and out spoken opponent of the common core, Carol Burris discusses the poorly written questions found on leaked New York state exams.