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LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O'Reilly, NewSchools & More To Help Schools Adopt The Common Core

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http://techcrunch.com – In an effort to improve the quality of K-12 public education, schools across the country have begun to adopt the Common Core State Standards, which are designed to align the diversity of state curricula under one consistent, standardized guidebook of what students are expected to learn — and teachers are expected to teach. Formally adopted by 46 states, which will be making the transition over the next two years, the Common Core is becoming essential to the educational system, but it can also be overwhelming. Founded in 2011 by a former principal and a former teacher, LearnZillion is de (IT news)