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College and Career Readiness

To address the challenges of ensuring all students are college ready, career ready and life ready, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has launched a national initiative designed to create successful pathways for America’s high school students. The Redefining Ready! program introduces new research-based metrics to more appropriately assess that students are ready to pursue their lifelong goals and dreams following post-secondary education.

Digital Curriculum and Tools

Early learning brand Teaching Strategies announced the launch of its new The Creative Curriculum for Kindergarten. Developed in response to educator demand for resources that support hands-on, project-based learning in early elementary classrooms, the new curriculum builds on decades of Teaching Strategies’ research and experience in early childhood education.

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