Eye on Education

Review Site for Common Core-aligned Math Textbooks Will Soon Roll Out

A website claiming to be a “Consumer Reports for school materials” will soon start to share reviews about textbooks aligned to the Common Core– and it could change the education market, EdWeek reports. Nearly 20 educators will begin reviewing the textbook’s content. One of the site’s biggest supporters? The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, an organization has already funneled money into the development of the Common Core.

A new group billing itself as a ” Consumer Reports for school materials” will soon begin posting free online reviews of major textbooks and curricula that purport to be aligned to the Common Core State Standards-an effort, some say, that has the potential to shake up the market.

Read more at: www.edweek.org

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