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May 05, 2016

Popular K-6 Math Curriculum Deemed Unaligned to Common Core

The most recent round of textbook reviews from EdReports.org show that Everyday Math, which is used in about 200,000 classrooms around the country, does not meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.

April 29, 2016

Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered

When the scores for 4th and 8th grades were released in October, and showed declines as well, there was all sorts of chatter about where to place the blame. So far, the most recent 12th grade scores haven't caused the same kind of finger-pointing.

April 19, 2016

The Search for Common-Core Curricula: Where Are Teachers Finding Materials?

In common-core states, nearly all math and language arts teachers are at least somewhat reliant on materials they've developed or selected themselves, according to a new nationally representative survey.

April 05, 2016

Podcasts for Kids: Overlooked Classroom Tool?

'Serial' launched something of a podcast revolution. So why are there still so few podcasts for kids?

March 16, 2016

Is Advanced Math Necessary? An Interview With the Author of 'The Math Myth'

Andrew Hacker, author of The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions, discussed why he thinks we should eliminate advanced math requirements.

March 14, 2016

National Writing Project Shown to Benefit Teachers, Students

The results of a two-year study on the National Writing Project, a teacher professional-development program that's lost federal funding in recent years, show that it had a positive impact on both teachers and students.

February 25, 2016

Textbook Diversity May Be Increasing Under Common Core

Early findings from a new study show that California schools are using a wider range of unique textbooks than they were before the common core—in contrast to claims the standards would homogenize curriculum.

February 12, 2016

More Bad News for Math-Textbook Publishers From Curriculum Review Site

EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, released analyses of four more textbook series this week—and again the results indicated publishers failed to meet the mark.

January 25, 2016

Is Common-Core Math Leading to More Memorization Than Intended?

Common-core math aims to have students do less memorizing—but it's being misinterpreted to have students do more, argues a math education professor.

January 13, 2016

Common Core Is Target of New 'Sting' Video by Conservative Activist O'Keefe

James O'Keefe, the conservative activist best known for undercover video recordings that allegedly implicated ACORN workers, released a new sting video yesterday in which a Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt sales executive is heard admitting that common-core textbooks are "all about the money."

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