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  • #RealCCSS–Gr. 11/12 #ELA: Use precise language, domain-specific vocab, & techniques incl metaphor/simile/analogy to manage topic complexity
  • #RealCCSS–Gr. 11/12 #ELA: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine/convey complex ideas, concepts, & info clearly & accurately #CCSS
  • #RealCCSS–Gr. 11/12 #ELA: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented. #CCSS
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  • Have you developed #CCSS-aligned units to share w/ fellow educators? If so, you could be eligible for a $1500 award:
Achieve announced a call to action for educators to submit high-quality units aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Achieve’s ninth annual “Closing the Expectations Gap” report shows the progress that states have made in advancing college and career readiness while also revealing that much work remains to be done.
A new national survey released by Achieve shows that approximately 50% of recent high school graduates report gaps in preparation for life after high school.
We owe it to all students – not just those from higher income brackets – to prepare them for success

Achieve is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit education reform organization dedicated to working with states to raise academic standards and graduation requirements, improve assessments, and strengthen accountability.