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Leaders Call for Shared Curriculum Guidelines

By Catherine Gewertz

Seventy-five respected leaders in education, business, and government issued a call this week to devise shared curriculum guidelines for the new common standards.

The move is notable for finding common ground on a sensitive topic among an ideologically diverse group of thinkers. Signatories include political liberals and conservatives, and those with varying views on controversial education issues such as charter schools, testing policy, and ways to evaluate and compensate teachers.

Continued at: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/03/09/23curriculum.h30.html?tkn=NTBFm%2BcYQTeafpn0h%2FAGyO5Kf6bS0V1BaCOc&cmp=clp-ecseclips

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