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Department of Defense Hones Common Core Curriculum On Bases

Last fall, dozens of Department of Defense Education Activity elementary schools phased in a rebranded version of Common Core math curriculum that has received positive feedback from teachers and parents.

Lori Hines, an Austin parent of four, shows her child's second grade math workbook, which is photocopied and stapled together. Her child did not have a math textbook to bring home.

Last fall, dozens of Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) elementary schools phased in a rebranded version of Common Core math curriculum that has received positive feedback from teachers and parents. As schools struggle nationwide to adopt new federal standards, DoDEA’s teacher training and deliberate shifts in classroom instruction methods serve as a replicable case study in successful program implementation. (The Hechinger Report)

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