Finding common core-aligned textbooks is still a challenge for some California schools, even five years after the standards were adopted.
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November 23, 2015
November 19, 2015
The Texas board of education shot down a plan to have a panel of university experts vet textbooks for factual errors before they are adopted.
October 29, 2015
Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel of experts argued.
October 28, 2015
A nonprofit that reviews curricula for common-core alignment, which came under fire after initially posting low ratings for nearly all the texts it analyzed, has tweaked its processand consequently upped the scores for several publishers.
October 28, 2015
U.S. 4th and 8th grade students are performing worse in math, and somewhat worse in reading, than they were two years ago, according to new data from a national test.
October 22, 2015
The Minneapolis school district says it is immediately pulling an early-reader program that has books with racial, gender, and cultural stereotypes.
September 22, 2015
A father posted a photo on Facebook of a bank check made out to his local elementary school using what he called "common-core numbers."
September 16, 2015
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a plan requiring all New York City schools to offer computer science classes within a 10-year deadline.
September 11, 2015
At a recent STEM education event, panelists discussed efforts to improve science, technology, engineering, and math instruction in the United States.
September 02, 2015
A new report looks at whether individual classroom assignments meet the common-core criteria for literacy and finds that alignment, for the most part, is lacking.