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  1. Common Core Seen Falling Short in High School MathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Education Week

    While the K-8 common-core mathematics standards have garnered praise from many mathematicians and math educators, even some of the most ardent supporters of the Common Core State Standards agree that the high school math standards have weaknesses and should be revisited. There's less agreement, though, on exactly where the high school standards fall short: Some say they're too dense, while others argue they don't adequately prepare students for college.

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  2. TFA-Like Corps Sends College Advisers to High SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Education Week

    That's what graduates fresh out of college working in the College Advising Corps often tell high school students. Similar to Teach For America, the national program that recruits newly minted college graduates to teach in classrooms, the corps advisers commit to working full time for two years.

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  3. Milestone Early-Education Studies Resonate Decades LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Education Week

    The push for earlier and more academically rigorous preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds comes during something of an Enlightenment explosion in the research. Fields such as psychology and neuroscience are showing that young children can understand and benefit from deep learning at the beginning of their lives.

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  4. Harvard-MIT Partnership Opens MOOCs for High SchoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Education Week

    High school students looking to prepare for Advanced Placement exams, or simply expand their academic knowledge, now have free access to an array of classes through an online platform created by two of the nation's top universities, in one of the most ambitious and direct efforts to date to bring MOOCs into K-12 education. EdX, the online learning platform created two years ago by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, announced this month the release of 26 free "massive, open, online courses" covering AP, high school and college-level material .

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