Behind the Headline: Read It, and Finally, Don’t Weep



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On Top of the News
Read It, and Finally, Don’t Weep
New York Daily News| 3/6/13

Behind the Headline
The Lucy Calkins Project
Education Next | Summer 2007

In New York City, the Education Department is dropping its longtime literacy curriculum as part of a shift to the new Common Core standards. As Robert Pondiscio explains in the NY Daily News, the city will drop the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, a “balanced literacy” curriculum developed by Lucy Calkins.  Lucy Calkins’ approach to literacy was dissected by Barbara Feinberg in the Summer 2007 issue of Ed Next.

-Education Next