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The Big Miss in Education Reform: Fiction “Kids who are given time and permission to consider what they might do next, in terms of reading and learning, take charge of their own learning in new and authentic ways. Scripted assessments leave little room for kids to think about what next steps ... Read More

 

Educational Link Round-Up

A "Roadmap" for Teaching Civics and History Is Coming. Will It Restart an Old Curriculum War? “Nearly a quarter century after the meltdown of a national effort to set history standards, two federal agencies are putting a toe back into troubled curricular waters: determining what history and ... Read More

 

Educational Link Round-Up

Should High Schools Rethink How They Sequence Math Courses? “Most students don't aspire to careers that will require calculus, so high schools must create sequences of math courses that reflect the wide variety of young people's occupational goals, a math advocacy group argues in a report ... Read More

 

Educational Link Round-Up

California Tells Schools to Start Later, Giving Teenagers More Sleep “A new law pushed back start times at most public middle and high schools, citing research that says attendance and performance will improve if teenagers get more sleep.” Spelling Their Way to Success “Four past ... Read More

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