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1 in 5 Teachers Unfamiliar With the Common-Core Standards for Writing


If you haven't yet seen the excellent new package of stories about writing instruction in the common-core era by our Education Week Teacher team, you'll want to head there right away.

The upshot of what our reporters found is that the standards require more writing, more different types of writing, and an increase in the use of evidence from outside texts—and yet professional development efforts haven't kept up in helping teachers meet these new demands.

A study published in last month's Reading and Writing journal echoes many of those conclusions.


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