Tag: Common Core State Standards

A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

December 7th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

New York, NY. A-List Education announced the release of their report “The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and College Entrance Exams,” a comprehensive alignment report correlating both the SAT and ACT to the Common Core , including a general outline of the tests to provide context with a cross reference to facilitate … Continue reading “A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams”

The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today

July 24th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today

The Common Core State Standards were adopted in 2009 by 48 states to formalize national standards. These included both college and career readiness standards as well as K-12 standards. Equalizing education is not a full-proof process but the Common Core has received negative evaluations from teachers, parents and students. The goal was academic consistency not … Continue reading “The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today”

A-List Middle East: Presenting at the MENA (Middle East North Africa) Common Core Conference in Dubai

October 29th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Middle East: Presenting at the MENA (Middle East North Africa) Common Core Conference in Dubai

If you haven’t already heard, A-List has recently expanded to the Middle East opening an office in Dubai! Our team in the Middle East provides SAT/ACT bootcamps and small group tutoring to help international students gain admission to US colleges and universities. Scott Farber and the A-List Middle East team recently presented at the MENA (Middle … Continue reading “A-List Middle East: Presenting at the MENA (Middle East North Africa) Common Core Conference in Dubai”