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Forum Bemoans Gap Between Standards and Classroom


"Unless states move quickly to fill the void between academic standards and their use in classrooms, current efforts to raise student achievement could fizzle. That was the message of a two-day conference which brought together researchers on curriculum and professional development with educators, policy makers, and business leaders." This article stresses that any effort to raise student achievement must include curriculum and professional development that is tied to standards.

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