A free online bank of rewritten questions and tasks for popular basal readers is getting some attention from teachers.
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The common standards and assessments, along with a keen interest in math, drove lots of interest in blog posts on Curriculum Matters this year.
November 29, 2012
By guest blogger Stephen Sawchuk Louisiana is poised to reject every math and reading textbook submitted by publishers in its most recent adoption cycle, citing concerns that the materials are not fully aligned to the Common Core State Standards' expectations, state officials announced today. Tho...
November 14, 2012
The Education Week staff offers a package of stories that examine the changing literacy landscape.
September 28, 2012
A common-standards advocate argues that many aspects of American education will have to change if schooling is to fully reflect the new expectations.
August 16, 2012
Climate-change education in schools and communities is getting a boost from a new set of grants from the National Science Foundation.
August 16, 2012
A project to design common-core-aligned questions for the nation's most popular basal readers makes all of its resources available for free online.
June 22, 2012
School districts with a combined annual purchasing power of $2 billion band together to demand instructional materials from publishers that reflect the common standards.
June 08, 2012
McGraw-Hill has named a new leader for its educational division, which soon will become a separate company.
March 27, 2012
A group that seeks to expose the 'multiple threats posed by radical Islam' charges that leading U.S. textbooks give a biased portrayal of the religion.