A recent piece is reigniting the common-core math homework discussion.
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December 28, 2015
Each year, we take a look at Curriculum Matters' most-read blog posts, and in 2015 it seems two major themes got readers clicking: common-core testing and math instruction.
December 17, 2015
Under a new California law, districts must put into place "fair, objective, and transparent" placement policies for 9th grade math classes by the beginning of the next school year.
November 25, 2015
A researcher says there's evidence that the common core has affected 4th and 8th graders in at least one measurable way: It's got them reading more nonfiction.
October 29, 2015
Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel of experts argued.
October 28, 2015
A nonprofit that reviews curricula for common-core alignment, which came under fire after initially posting low ratings for nearly all the texts it analyzed, has tweaked its processand consequently upped the scores for several publishers.
October 28, 2015
U.S. 4th and 8th grade students are performing worse in math, and somewhat worse in reading, than they were two years ago, according to new data from a national test.
October 26, 2015
A new study looking at the relationship between the National Assessment of Educational Progress and the Common Core State Standards for mathematics finds that the national test falls short on assessing some of the common standards.
October 21, 2015
About 200 educators will learn more about the common-core standards, which are implemented in American-curriculum private schools in the Middle East.
October 20, 2015
Just four states and the District of Columbia require students to complete college- and career-ready level courses in math and English/language arts to graduate, according to a new report.