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Important annoucements about The Successful Practices Network.

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Public Resource 25 March, 201325 March, 2013
The webinar "Making Sense of Math - Changing Instruction to Meet the Expectations of the Common Core Math Standards" has been posted. You may find it in the PD Center -> Webinars.
16 January, 201316 January, 2013
The new action guides/briefs are:
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the Elementary School Leader Action Brief,
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the Secondary School Leader Action Brief, and
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the School Counselor Action Brief.
9 January, 20139 January, 2013
The second draft of the Next Generation Science Standards have been released. You can access them here:
The second draft of the Next Generation Science Standards will be available for feedback from January 8, 2013 through January 29, 2013.
Public Resource 3 August, 20123 August, 2012
Achieve Receives New Grant from GE Foundation to Strengthen Focus on Common Core Implementation Efforts
Grant to focus on implementation of new education standards in English language arts/literacy, mathematics, and science
Public Resource 12 April, 201212 April, 2012
A new report released by ETS describes the latest information on the the new, yet to be released, Common Core Assessments. Access it by clicking on SPN's Common Core State Standards page from the PD Center.
22 November, 201122 November, 2011
The Billings Gazette (Billings, MT) recognized the successes of Billings Senior High School in a recently published article.
Public Resource 30 September, 201130 September, 2011
Focused on Student Success: A Five Year Research Study of Models, Networks and Policies, to Support and Sustain Rigor and Relevance for ALL Students
23 August, 201123 August, 2011
The Post Star reports on efforts "to generate interest in machine trades and promote the Machine Tool Technology classes at Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES."
Public Resource 8 March, 20118 March, 2011
Please see below for a link to Valerie Strauss’s Answer Sheet blog from the Washington Post. Strauss’s influential blog is read by policy-makers and other stakeholders, and on rare occasion, she invites thought leaders to share their perspective on an important education issue.

Ray McNulty has thoughtfully made the case for fostering innovation – and looking for Next Practices to take student learning and engagement to new levels.
18 November, 201018 November, 2010
The US DOE has set up a great site with released assessment questions/items that you can access, download and use. They are searchable by grade, skill, content area etc. They come with sample student responses for constructed items, downloadable manipulatives when mentioned in the question, and more.

They will also tell you how students who take the NAEP test performed on the items you look at.

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