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This guide is a collection of materials that will be useful when doing education research at the College of William & Mary.

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National Standards

These agencies have created the national educational standards and guidelines for curriculum development and instruction, as well as indicators of student learning:

Virginia Standards

Devloped by the Virginia Department of Education, "[t]he Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools describe the commonwealth's expectations for student learning and achievement in grades K-12 in English, mathematics, science, history/social science, technology, the fine arts, foreign language, health and physical education, and driver education.  These standards represent a broad consensus of what parents, classroom teachers, school administrators, academics, and business and community leaders believe schools should teach and students should learn."