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Unformatted text preview: The Pennsylvania State Board of Education, Council of Basic Education Report titled Forward, Together is a report from the PA Board of education to the governor and to the general public. It is written in easy to follow language without much technical jargon. This document is well organized and well written. It references the successes of the past year and plans for the upcoming year. A success the nine page document mentions is an update of the states academic standards. The document talks vaguely about setting ambitious learning targets to guide instruction and assessment it defines the core subjects, the expectations for what a student should learn and be able to do while communities and teachers decide how it will be implemented, the daily activities, the curriculum design, textbook selections, and lesson plans. The goals set forth are ambitious but sets no specific requirements. The report also mentions The New Teacher Project (TNTP), a national nonprofit working to close the achievement gap by ensuring...
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- Spring '11