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Free, ready-to-use classroom resources designed to help educators understand and implement the Common Core and other college and career ready standards

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Summer Reading Challenge

Join your colleagues from across the nation in completing Achieve the Core’s Summer Reading Challenge 2016. Enjoy 16 handpicked articles of various topics, lengths, and styles (there’s even a Buzzfeed list) with great information and ideas for instruction.  

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