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Newly Arrived Immigrant Teens Learning Math Through Language

“In the Dominican Republic, two plus two equals four,” said a sophomore in the Bronx’s International Community High School for brand new immigrant kids. “Here, you have to explain why it’s four.”

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Math Common Core Lead Writers Release ‘Publishers’ Criteria’ to Aid Teachers in Material Selection

The lead writers of the math common core have released a 20-page document to aid high school teachers in choosing instructional materials that align with the common-core standards, Education Week reports. A revision to the K-8 guideline, based on feedback from districts already employing the criteria, was also released.

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Vacation Cram Class

On Monday, April 9, most New York City students were enjoying a relaxing day on spring break. For students in the college readiness program Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, however, it was just another full day of classes. By having students come in for additional instruction over breaks, on weekends, and after school, the staff at […]

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