ERIC Number: ED512122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Perspective, April 2010
"Perspective" is a monthly e-newsletter presenting news and views from Achieve. This issue includes a report describing how the American Diploma Project (ADP) Network selected Delaware and Tennessee from among 16 finalists as the winners of the first phase of Race to the Top (RTTT) grants. This issue also reports that: (1) The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers released the draft K-12 Common Core State Standards in English/Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics for public comment in March; (2) The Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Achieve and the Hunt Institute are presenting a discussion on the Common Core State Standards on Thursday, April 22, from 10-11:30 a.m. ET, covering the content, organization and focus of the standards; (3) Achieve and the American Council on Education (ACE) are sponsoring a free Webinar for the higher education community about "Common Core Standards: What Are They? And What Could They Mean to You?" It takes place on Monday, May 3, 2010 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. ET; and (4) Florida Governor Charlie Crist has signed into law a major bill (SB 4) that upgrades the state's graduation requirements to the college- and career-ready level. Brief news clips and descriptions of new resources are also included.
Descriptors: State Schools, Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, State Standards, Graduation Requirements, English, Language Arts, Mathematics Education, Colleges, Legislation, Grants
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Achieve, Inc.
Identifiers - Location: Delaware; Florida; Tennessee