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Math Problems: Knowing, Doing, and Explaining Your Answer

Math Problems: Knowing, Doing, and Explaining Your Answer by Barry Garelick and Katharine Beals At a middle school in California, the state testing in math was underway via the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) exam. A girl pointed to the problem on the...

Three Years Later, This Article is More Useful Than Ever

Since the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) has been fully implemented, I have received more complaints from constituents about the CCSSI than any other subject. Most of these complaints have been about math, with parents of elementary school students...

Betty Peters Wins Battle of the Bettys

November 4, 2010 — Voters returned Betty Peters to the Alabama State School Board on Tuesday night, handing her a third term as the district 2 representative. With 10 of 14 counties reporting as of press time, Peters, a Republican, won a decisive victory, defeating...

Peters Says Race to the Top Federal Power Grab

From the Dothan Eagle Alabama has failed so far in its attempts to get federal Race To The Top program funds, and that’s a good thing, according to Alabama State Board of Education member Betty Peters. The state recently learned that it won’t be among states receiving...