Tag: standards

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Grading practices are often biased toward more affluent students, report says

October 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Feldman’s report comes as other experts are calling attention to whether the grades students receive for quizzes, homework and other daily assignments are accurate reflections of their knowledge and skills and based on the standards they are expected to master. […]

Higher Education

B Lab Releases Standards for Colleges

October 7, 2016

Via: Inside Higher Ed

B Lab is a nonprofit group that issues a seal of approval to companies across 120 industries that adhere to voluntary standards based on social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. After a two years of work, the group on […]

Education Strategies, Higher Education

Oklahoma’s Common Core replacement standards up for consideration

January 22, 2016

Via: Education Dive

The Oklahoma Board of Education will consider a new set of standards called the Oklahoma Academic Standards, a replacement for the Common Core standards that were dropped in 2014. The new standards are more grade-level-specific, KOCO reports, and focus largely […]