The toolkit for determining whether publishers' instructional materials are aligned to the Common Core State Standards has grown once again.
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April 14, 2015
March 04, 2015
Researcher William Schmidt has created a tool that helps teachers determine where exactly a particular standard is taught within a specific textbook.
February 18, 2015
California, Texas and Florida are among the states that are ceding more authority to districts in choosing their own instructional materials, the Association of American Publishers reports.
January 27, 2015
Fewer and fewer states are retaining control over districts' adoption of curricular materials.
January 15, 2015
Gene Wilhoit, the former Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers who led the effort to create the Common Core, explains that until we have a more powerful curriculum design and more deep professional exchange about content, pedagogy, and student work going on in our schools the Common Core will not be implemented as it should be.
January 02, 2015
The worldwide education company recently sold back its 5 percent stake in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's struggling e-reader division, for nearly $28 million.
January 02, 2015
Publisher HarperCollins has pulled from shelves an atlas with maps that failed to include the state of Israel.
November 21, 2014
Nearly all of the social studies textbooks that were being considered by the Texas board of education have been sanctioned for use next school year.
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.
November 03, 2014
Phil Daro and Jason Zimba on how implementing the common core means re-writing the textbooks and re-teaching mathematics.