Standardized childhood

September 24, 2009 at 4:59 am Leave a comment

Earlier this week, the National Governors Association released its draft of Common Core State Standards (essentially a blueprint for a nationally-shared definition of proficiency in math and English). In its wake, the NYT hosted a discussion with education practitioners, researchers, professors, and reformers about the merits and weaknesses of this initiative. Read the debate about national academic standards here.

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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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