Posted May 22, 2017
Oakland, CA – On May 22, 2017, the Pivot Learning Board of Directors approved the acquisition of the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education, Inc. (CORE) through a generous gift from the founder and owner Bill Honig, as well as owners Catherine Honig and Linda Diamond. This gift brings together two of the longest tenured and most respected education service providers to districts and schools in California and the nation.
Posted May 19, 2017
CORE’s Excellence in Education Blog post this month is on the impact of the Supreme Court’s Unanimous Ruling on Special Education, setting a higher standard for students with disabilities.
Posted May 11, 2017
A recent study published by the The Aspen Institute stresses the importance of integrating curriculum into professional learning and teacher training. The Thomas B. Fordham Institute has written a good review on the report, which aligns with CORE’s approach that teacher training should be connected to curriculum.
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Posted May 4, 2017
Students don’t come to school fluent in academic discourse. Academic language requires a special vocabulary and the use of more formal and sophisticated grammar.
Posted April 24, 2017
CORE’s Excellence in Education Blog post this month chronicles one district’s journey toward a sustained and deep commitment to professional learning and development. See what can happen when a district and CORE work together to support teachers and administrators across a system.