Baltimore city posts school-readiness gains with pre-K common core

04/28/2013 | Baltimore Sun, The

The Baltimore City school district has seen the school readiness scores of its incoming kindergartners increase by almost 6 percentage points to 77% in 2012, since implementing Common Core State Standards in its pre-K classes. Teachers say the curriculum changes include reading more nonfiction books and informational texts, modeling and explaining vocabulary, asking open-ended questions and having students demonstrate reading comprehension through drawings or acting out ideas.

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