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July 17, 2017

N.H. Won't Overhaul the Common Core. Its Schools Chief Still Wants To.

The state's board voted not to open the Common Core to revision, but its commissioner still plans to review them informally, with an eye to future changes.

June 29, 2017

When the Curriculum Standards Change and the Teaching Lags Behind

Teachers in three states are teaching their states' new English and math expectations, but they're also holding onto some topics that aren't emphasized in the standards, a study finds.

June 12, 2017

Q&A: 'The Writing Revolution' Encourages Focus on Crafting Good Sentences

Students need explicit instruction in how to use appositives, dependent clauses, and conjunctions, among other grammatical devices, says the author of a new book on teaching writing.

May 18, 2017

Should Home Schoolers Follow the Common Core?

A home schooling advocacy group was concerned when a state legislator proposed requiring home schoolers to follow the Common Core State Standards.

May 03, 2017

New York Set to Revise Common-Core Reading and Math Standards

New York state is considering adopting a new set of K-12 reading and math standards that differ somewhat from the Common Core State Standards, which have had rocky reception in the state since they went into place in 2010.

April 25, 2017

In Elementary School Science, What's at Stake When We Call an 'Argument' an 'Opinion'?

A researcher argues there's a fundamental mismatch between how the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards think about arguments, and that that mismatch has real negative consequences for teachers and students.

April 18, 2017

K-2 Common-Core Reading Materials Get a Look From Curriculum Review Site

This is EdReport.org's first review of reading materials for students in grades K-2, including one open educational resource.

March 27, 2017

How Are Teachers Using EngageNY's Reading and Math Materials?

About one in three teachers nationally are using the free online materials, but which teachers are these and how are they using them?

March 24, 2017

Study Finds Common Instruction Materials in Common-Core States

A team of researchers map out out the curriculum and professional development resources that states are sharing and find that many states have resources in common.

March 23, 2017

In California, More Ways to Vet Reading and Math Materials

A new effort from the folks at EdReports.org seeks to help California districts whittle down their curriculum choices.

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