The Denver school district looked fruitlessly for good common-core materials, reflecting widespread unhappiness with the quality of instructional resources in the marketplace.
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December 18, 2014
December 15, 2014
n case you missed it, a recently released package of opinion pieces looks at the many facets of K-12 arts education.
December 10, 2014
The Los Angeles school district will make ethnic studies a graduation requirement, and the San Francisco district will aim to do the same within five years.
December 09, 2014
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
November 22, 2014
Jose Antonio Vargas, who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant, praised educators who are "allies" to undocumented students and unveiled a high school curriculum on immigration issues.
November 21, 2014
NCSS released a new book with exemplar social studies lessons designed by 15 curriculum partners, including the Library of Congress, and National Geographic.
November 20, 2014
The Texas state board of education did not grant preliminary approval for the series of social studies textbooks it was considering, which both liberal and conservative groups have alleged contain distortions.
October 30, 2014
As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows.
October 28, 2014
A project that trains teachers to review lessons and units for alignment to the common core has expanded its set of offerings.
October 06, 2014
Teachers and academic scholars are debating ways to interpret, and teach, the text-complexity expectations of the Common Core State Standards.