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Education News Archive - November 06, 2012

New Controversial Math Standards Gain Ambitious Support

A new study from Michigan State University researchers supports one controversial policy about to be put into place by 46 states in 2014, the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM).

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin