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Barclay, Kathy
December 2012
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Winter2012/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on leveling, text complexity, and matching of students in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).


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