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States Receive Perkins V Funding

Perkins V funding for Career and Technical Education (CTE) has been awarded to each state.

The New Wave of Podcasting

Listening to stories has been part of classrooms for decades. Only now instead of listening to a book read in front of the class or as a group, teachers are using their favorite podcasting apps for audio stories. Studies have found that students will listen to podcasts longer than they read, while also retaining more information.

Standards-to-Standards Crosswalk Approach

If you have ever wondered about the variation between educational standards from state-to-state, country-to-country EdGate has a solution for you! Rather than going through the time consuming and tedious task of comparing them yourself, you can count on EdGate to make the process quick and easy. We have done the legwork so you don’t have to!

Curriculum Grants and Funding

In this section of the EdGate Observer we point our clients to news about districts, states, etc. that may have available funding for curriculum.

This month we highlight three awards:

Standards Update - November 2019

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

EdGate Announces New AI-Based Standards Alignment Tool

Publishers with thousands or in some cases, millions, of educational resources, need an alignment solution that is cost-effective, provides immediate results and can handle high volumes of metadata. This is the primary reason that EdGate created the ExACT AutoAlign tool, a natural extension of our popular ExACT alignment tool. 

Controversy around Florida's Common Core Standards

Education standards remain at the center of controversy in Florida, after Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order in January 2019 to eliminate Common Core, and gave the state’s education department a year to present him with an alternative.  

EdReports: The Consumer Reports of K12 Educational Products

EdReports.org is an independent nonprofit organization that reviews ELA, math, and science instructional materials nationwide against their own rubrics for depth and rigor of content. Their goal is to provide educators with input they will need in order to select quality curriculum materials for their programs and students.

Curriculum Grants and Funding

In this new section of the EdGate Observer we point our clients to news about districts, states, etc. that may have available funding for curriculum.

This month we highlight two awards:

Standards Update - October 2019

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include: