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At-Risk Students in Standards-Based Reform
Three views on how to improve opportunities for success for at-risk students, especially in the new, standards-based environment.

National Education Standards in the U.S.
What are national standards anyway? Where did they come from? For a great overview of what the national standards are all about and how they pertain to the state standards, this site gives a clear, easy-to-understand history.

National Standards
A snap to navigate, this site gives you an overview of our nation's learning standards. Click on one of six standards areas: fine arts, language arts, math, physical education and health, science, or social studies.

A Nation at Risk
A must-read for all educators from the National Commission on Excellence in Education. The current standards movement is largely based upon this 1983 report's recommendations.

Standards and Benchmarks
Everything you ever wanted to know about our nation's standards. Browse or search national standards by subject and subcategory. As a great bonus, search teaching and learning activities that are connected with each standard.

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