Press Releases

March 4, 2015

First Ever Free Consumer Reports-Style Review of Instructional Materials Released

EdReports.org educators determine which math textbooks meet criteria for alignment to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Durham, NC - March 4, 2015- EdReports.org, a new nonprofit that reviews instructional materials to determine alignment to Common Core standards, today announced the results of its first round of reviews. Their findings revealed that most of the K-8 mathematics instructional materials reviewed do not meet their criteria for alignment to the standards of the Common Core.

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March 4, 2015

Washington Post: New ‘Consumer Reports’ for Common Core finds learning materials lacking

The Washington Post has written about the launch of EdReports.org. Read it here.

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March 4, 2015

Politico: A ‘Consumer Reports’ for the Common Core

Politico covered the launch of EdReports.org. Read it here.

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March 4, 2015

Education Week: Common-Core Math Textbooks to Get Online Ratings

Education Week covered the launch of EdReports.org. Read it here.

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Blog Posts

February 19, 2015

Content Review Team Perspectives: Amy Youngblood

Today was like many other days I spend with teachers and administrators.  I have spent the day working with teachers on assessments, specifically analyzing the assessments they use in their classrooms.  We are looking for alignment to standards.

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February 16, 2015

Content Review Team Perspectives: Amy Forrest

I am not sure how or why I got emailed the information about being a textbook reviewer, but after I read the email about the position, I remember wondering why I had never considered being a textbook reviewer before. After the interview and while I was waiting to go to the training, I looked online for textbook reviews to see what I might be doing. I could not find any such reviews and I realized I had never considered it before because it had never been done before.

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