Texas Lesson-Plan Brawl Resonates Beyond State Border

Ujifusa, Andrew
September 2013
Education Week;9/25/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p20
The article examines how a debate over state-developed lesson plans implemented in many of Texas' school districts reflects the state's previous arguments over textbook content as well as the U.S. debate on content standards. Information is provided on the use of the TEKs Resource System, Texas's curriculum-management system that previously provided lesson plans and now advises content standards, since 2006. Similarities to the national Common Core State Standards are explored.


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