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Cross-posted from Education Week The subject was the public's reaction to the introduction of the Common Core in New York State.  The venue was a middle school near Albany.  In the hot seat was John King, New York State's Commissioner of Education, conducting a three-hour hearing. ...

Cross-posted from Education Week Does it make sense to say that the state will set the standards and the assessments, but leave the decisions about curriculum and instruction up to schools and teachers?  I asked this question of Jim Pellegrino, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Psychology at...

By Chew Leng Poon On June 26-28, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) held its 5th International Research Conference at the National Institute of Education in Singapore.  Researchers, academics and educators from over twenty countries attended.  IEA has produced cross-national studies of...

Cross-posted on Education Week The following was contributed by Tina Isaacs, currently a member of the faculty at the Institute of Education at the University of London. Tina was formerly a key player in the government unit responsible for setting the national curriculum. Tina describes a...

Cross-posted on Education Week I recently spoke with Kai-ming Cheng, Professor and Chair of Education and Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, China. As a member of China's State Advisory Committee on Curriculum Reform and of the Hong...