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Campaign raises awareness of Hawaii preschool

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:03am
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Miami-Dade schools transition to digital books

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:03am
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Michigan gets $13M for student health, safety

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:03am
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The Forgotten Struggles of Rural Schools

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:22am
The needs of schools in rural communities are often ignored in the national education conversation, writes April Bo Wang.
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Common Core Redoes the Math

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
Schools and teachers face complex challenges and competing demands as they work toward implementing the new math standards.
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Approach to Fractions Seen as Key Shift in Common Standards

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
The common core's emphasis on fractions as points on a number line offers a window into the framework's divergence from past conventions.
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Under Common Core, Teachers Band Together to Build Math 'Coherence'

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
The common standards for math put a heavy emphasis on coherent instruction, prompting many districts to find ways to familiarize teachers with standards for grade levels beyond their own.
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In Light of Common Core, Ed. Schools Look to Transform to Math-Teacher Prep

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
A unique partnership of education schools is exploring ways to adapt secondary-math training programs to the new math standards.
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In Transition to Common Core, Some High Schools Turn to 'Integrated' Math

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
Long a staple of the high school curriculum, the mathematics-course sequence of Algebra 1, geometry, and Algebra 2 is facing a budding challenge as schools transition to the Common Core State Standards.
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Math-Exam Performance Tasks Ratchet Up Expectations, Anxiety

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
The state consortia charged with developing common-core-aligned assessments take steps to address concerns about potential bias and difficulty level in the performance-based questions.
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Q&A: Behind the Math Standards

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
William G. McCallum, a lead writer of the common-core math standards, discusses the aims, effects, and criticism of the framework.
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Common-Core Math Standards Put New Focus on English-Learners

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:21am
With their heightened emphasis on language and explication, the new math expectations pose unique challenges for students not fully proficient in English.
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Nebraska to seek waiver from US education law

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:05pm
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