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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

 

Educational Link Round-Up

Arithmetic, Meet Algebra “Even a third-grade teacher with a firm math background can present the arithmetic in a children’s poem in such a way that students later recognize the beautiful ideas associated with a geometric series.” Why school districts need a ‘Consumer Reports’ for ... Read More

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