Common Core State Standards

The Brian Lehrer Show

Middle East News; Blackstone CEO; Young Jean Lee

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Jonathan Tepperman, the managing editor of Foreign Affairs, discusses violence in Egypt and U.S. diplomacy in the region. Plus: Merryl Tisch, the chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, discusses the new Common Core standards in New York and the drop in test scores; playwright, performer and director Young Jean Lee on her show “We’re Gonna Die;” The Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman on his new scholarship program in China and the state of the U.S. economy; and a psychiatrist’s take on dealing with the trauma of everyday life.

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New Standards Teach Science By Doing Science

Friday, February 15, 2013

Two experts of how children learn science have endorsed the proposed changes in K-12 science standards, and they are urging scientists to push for their adoption by state school systems, including New York's.

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