VPIE:  Vermont People for Integrity in Education

In the history of standards-based reform, many people have been critical of the lack of definition of terms within proposals for change.  This is a web site with many links. It begins with an in-depth critique of Vermont standards.


Philadelphia “children achieving” program (School District of Philadelphia):



Evaluation of Philadelphia’s “Children Achieving” Program (click on “research” in the menu on the left of the page)


Standards of “Noteworthy States” (according to The Center for Educational Reform)

Arizona standards:  http://www.ade.state.az.us/standards/

Virginia standards:  http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/sol.html

California standards:

  • Science:  http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/science.html
  • History:  http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/historya.html
  • English:  http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/standards.html
  • Math:  http://www.cde.ca.gov/board/mcs_intro.html

  • Definition

    Current Models


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