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“The core is about evidence, the evidence coming from the text as opposed to pulling from anywhere,” said Chong-Hao Fu, CEO of Leading Educators, a nonprofit headquartered in New Orleans that trained Detroit teachers in the new English Language Arts curriculum. “We’re just starting to realize that what makes good readers is knowledge of the world.”
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Detroit high schools use a new curriculum

High school students in the Detroit district — for the first time in more than a decade — will start the school year with a new curriculum this fall.

Leading Educators, a nonprofit headquartered in New Orleans, trained Detroit teachers in the new English Language Arts curriculum. Now, analysis and discussion about the lesson will be explained in the teaching materials, supported by evidence in the text. In addition, the new math curriculum updates old textbooks to align with state standards.

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