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Education Research Tutorial: Education Standards

Step-by-step guide to conducting research in education

National Standards

Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS):  APENS promotes 15 adapted physical education standards and a certification exam.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 

ArtsEdge: The Kennedy Center's resource for teaching about the arts

Content Knowledge:  Standards and benchmarks for K-12 educators  Information from the U.S. Department of Education, including the full text of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Goals 2000:  Provides a summary of Goals 2000: Educate America Act

NCTM Standards and Focal Points:  From the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Center for History in the Schools

National Council for the Social Studies

National Science Education Standards




Missouri State Standards

DESE:  Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Missouri's Alternate Framework for Curriculum Development

Missouri's Show-Me Standards:  Adopted in 1996, the standards address students' knowledge and proficiency in the areas of Communication Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Fine Arts, and Health/Physical Education.

No Child Left Behind Act

No Child Left Behind:  Information on No Child Left Behind, including the act and policy. 

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