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Clearing the Path to Grade-Level Success

With learners lagging behind South Carolina’s state average, Georgetown County School District’s leaders set forth a bold plan to help learners achieve grade-level success.

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The Pandemic’s Inequitable Impact on Student Learning

Data from the fall 2021 i-Ready Diagnostic shows that the pandemic continues to impact student learning and exacerbate longstanding education inequities among students from different races, ethnicities, and income levels.

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Why Knowledge Building Is Crucial to Literacy

To understand a text, students need to be able to draw upon stores of background knowledge. This post explores how knowledge impacts literacy and why educators should look for knowledge-rich literacy programs.

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What Are Pre-assessments, and What Can They Tell You?

Wondering if you can still use your pre-assessment data in late fall? Kate Gasaway explains why pre-assessment data is useful even once the school year is well underway.

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4 Best Practices for Supporting Spanish-Speaking English Learners

Nearly eight percent of all public-school Grades K–8 students speak Spanish at home. Learn four strategies for utilizing the unique assets these students bring to the classroom.

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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates' grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.