Posted on October 1, 2003
Funding for Elementary and Secondary Education - Curriculum and Content Development
PND Special Issue - Education for Elementary and Secondary Education - Curriculum and Content Development
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Founded in 1943, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents 160,000 educators from more than 135 countries and 66 affiliates. Its members span the entire profession of educators superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members. ASCD offers broad, multiple perspectives in reporting key policies and practices.
Center for Civic Education
The mission of the Center for Civic Education is to promote an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries.
Core Knowledge Foundation
Dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education, the Core Knowledge Foundation is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1986. The foundation conducts research on curricula, develops books and other materials for parents and teachers, offers workshops for teachers, and serves as the hub of a growing network of Core Knowledge schools.
Council for Basic Education
Founded in 1956, the Council for Basic Education, a national nonprofit organization, advocates high academic standards for all students and exemplary teaching in every classroom in the nation's public schools. CBE has directed its programs and publications to strengthen teaching and learning of the liberal arts to prepare students for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship. The organization advises states and local districts as they develop, review, revise, and implement academic content and performance standards. CBE helps build curriculum frameworks aligned to standards and provides professional development for teachers and principals.
The Link Institute is committed to promoting and supporting schools with rigorous academic content and virtue-based character education. The Institute works with parents, teachers, administrators, and policy-makers to further this vision of excellence by developing and distributing ideas, materials and tools that foster content and character in the classroom.
Reading is Fundamental, Inc.
Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most. Founded in 1966, RIF is the oldest and largest children's and family nonprofit literacy organization in the United States. RIF programs annually serve five million children of all ages, most of whom are at risk of educational failure, with a focus on those from birth to age 11.
Established in 1979, the Riggs Institute is a nonprofit literacy agency that offers language arts curriculum for teachers and parents and, if desired, formal training seminars as well.
TeacherVision is created by teachers for teachers, TeacherVision provides time-saving lesson plans, resources, and materials. Millions of teachers rely on TeacherVision's materials to enhance their curriculum, enrich their students, and make their professional lives a bit easier.