A survey by the Education Week Research Center finds teachers less than enthusiastic about the quality of their common-core professional development, and about the alignment of their instructional materials to the new standards.
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July 28, 2014
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July 22, 2014
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July 14, 2014
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July 11, 2014
Two resolutions floating around the AFT convention in Los Angeles offer very different positions on the common core.