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Math Groups Plan to Offer Common-Standards Help

By Catherine Gewertz — September 20, 2011 1 min read
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Some of the leading mathematics education organizations have teamed up with the forces behind the common-core standards to help educators make the transition to those standards.

The new Mathematics Common Core Coalition includes the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, and the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics.

The Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governors Association, which were driving forces behind the common standards, are also involved, along with the two state consortia that have federal funding to design assessments for the standards.

A version of this article appeared in the September 21, 2011 edition of Education Week as Math Groups Plan to Offer Common-Standards Help

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