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Arkansas Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ Magnetic Reading™ Foundations an Approved English Language Arts Foundational Skills Program for Grades K–2

eSchool News

.— The Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently named Curriculum Associates’ Magnetic Reading Foundations to its list of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) for foundational skills in English language arts.

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ThinkCERCA Raises $10.1 Million to Build Critical Thinkers, Readers and Writers

Edsurge

This framework informs how ThinkCERCA designs its literacy instructional materials and lessons. Teachers can choose a lesson in the program, which guides students through a multi-step process to analyze the reading materials and write a response essay. Teachers teach writing to improve how kids learn.”

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Where Are Quality Instructional Materials for English Language Learners?

MindShift

Research has shown that a majority of the educators who teach English-language learners (ELLs) are creating their own instructional materials — often with little oversight — that don’t necessarily match the student’s grade level or the rigor required by state academic standards.

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The Next Social Contract for Public Education Needs New Terms of Service

Doug Levin

Four, we must ensure that all instructional materials – no matter their form or medium – remain available for public inspection and review. There simply is no room for instructional black boxes in public education. Students should not have to trade their privacy in exchange for a free, high-quality public education.

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Council of the Great City Schools Presents Norfolk High School Graduate Ayana Askew with $10,000 Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Scholarship for Educational Courage and Justice

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It is the special mission of America’s urban public schools to educate the nation’s most diverse student body to the highest academic standards and prepare them to contribute to our democracy and global community. About the Council of the Great City Schools. See CGCS.org. About Curriculum Associates.

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Open Up Resources Takes A Digital Leap Through Kiddom Partnership

Edsurge

Open Up Resources offers two of the highest-reviewed curriculum for middle-school math and K-5 English, according to EdReports, which evaluates textbooks for rigor, usability and alignment to academic standards. But a new partnership with a budding startup may help tip that scale toward digital. million in investment to date.

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Council of the Great City Schools Selects Dr. Lily Wong Fillmore as the 2023 Recipient of the Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice

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About CGCS It is the special mission of America’s urban public schools to educate the nation’s most diverse student body to the highest academic standards and prepare them to contribute to our democracy and global community. To learn more about Curriculum Associates, visit CurriculumAssociates.com. See CGCS.org.