Cory Turner

Cory Turner appears in the following:

Does The Fight For A Cursive Comeback Miss The Point?

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The real fear among those who study kids and handwriting is not that our schools will stop teaching cursive; it's that students aren't writing enough.

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Teachers Hit The Books To Master New Education Standards

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Almost all the states and Washington, D.C., are grappling with a big challenge as the new school year nears: getting teachers up to speed on the Common Core, a sweeping set of new education standards for English language arts and math.

The Common Core will soon apply to most of ...

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Among Conservatives, Concerns Grow Over New School Standards

Monday, June 24, 2013

"Common Core" is one of the biggest phrases in education today. To many educators and policymakers, it's a big, exciting idea that will ensure that America's students have the tools to succeed after graduation.

But a growing number of conservatives see things differently.

For years, states used their own, state-specific ...

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How Do You Teach The Civil Rights Movement?

Monday, June 17, 2013

Note: As part of NPR's series on the summer of 1963, reporter Cory Turner headed to Jackson, Miss. to take a look at how folks are teaching the Civil Rights movement to kids who weren't a part of it — and making the lessons stick.

Much has changed in the ...

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