Common Core

Ill. High Schools Look At Impact of New Standards

Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are beginning to look at how it will implement new Common Core State Standards, an initiative in schools across 46 states to increase academic rigor.

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Social Studies On the Outside Looking In

Redeeming the neglected curriculum.

Pinellas County Schools and ASCD Partner to Support Common Core Implementation

The award-winning Pinellas County Schools (PCS) has chosen ASCD as its newest professional development partner.

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Network Infrastructure Requirements for Common Core Assessments

Will your district pass the test?

The Educational Tech Scam

Common Core proponents have relied on bafflement and obfuscation to shut down inquiry by the paying public into the very political process of putting the initiative into action -- a process monetarily supported by private education corporations.

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How Orange County (Fla.) Schools Are Preparing to Go Digital

Facing a 2015 deadline to add more digital textbooks and materials to classroom instruction, Orange County schools chief operations officer Michael Eugene has about as many questions as answers.

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Writing Across the K12 Curriculum

Common Core mandates for success.

Targeted ASCD Books, Institutes Released to Strengthen Common Core Implementation Nationwide

ASCD is pleased to announce the release of four new grade-level and subject-specific books in the Understanding the Common Core Standards series.

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Teaching Writing Across the K12 Curriculum

Professional development for teachers.

Demands to be Met for New Writing

Common Core State Standards call for more writing rules.