Common Core

7:34am

Thu March 12, 2015
News

Daily news roundup for Thursday, March 12, 2015

State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson reads a book about California to a room of third-graders at Morello Park Elementary School in Martinez on March 1, 2013.
Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group

11:55pm

Sun February 22, 2015
Education

Your Call: Why are schools obsessed with standardized tests?

  

On the February 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with NPR’s Anya Kamanetz, about her new book The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing — But You Don't Have to Be. According to the Council of the Great City Schools, students take an average of 113 standardized tests from grades K through 12. What are the alternatives for tracking the success of students and schools? Where do you stand on testing? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

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6:32pm

Tue October 14, 2014
Education

San Francisco Schools grapple with Common Core, new technology

Note: The San Francisco Unified School District owns KALW's broadcast license. 

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12:00am

Thu January 9, 2014

11:11am

Thu August 22, 2013
City Visions: August 26, 2013

A Conversation with the SFUSD School Board

SFUSD students face new standards and more
Credit www.sfkids.org

  

What's ahead for San Francisco public schools this year? City Visions explores the issues facing San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD),  

such as the Common Core Standards, new formulas for school funding, a changing school nutrition program and ongoing questions about student assignment. Listen for David Onek's conversation with SFUSD School Board members Rachel Norton and Matt Haney.

 

Producer: Victoria Thorp

 

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