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Common Core

No matter what your feelings are about the Common Core State Standards, they are a reality in many schools. Check out the growing body of information on how to make them work for students.

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Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards

Dig into this complete guide to the best resources to explain the standards and how they will be assessed.

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