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Topic: Assorted Grants Available
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Robert Hansen

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Re: Assorted Grants Available
Posted: Jan 7, 2014 7:40 PM
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Regardless of the availability of a grant, would you like to collaborate on such a text?

Bob Hansen

> On Jan 7, 2014, at 5:47 PM, Domenico Rosa <DRosa@post.edu> wrote:
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> Recently, I was informed about an assortment of grants that are listed at:
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> http://www.eschoolnews.com/category/funding/
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> I noticed that none of these grants are for writing textbooks based on the guidelines proposed in the 7/20/2012 Report "K-8 Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics," which is available at:
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> http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Math_Publishers_Criteria_K-8_Summer%202012_FINAL.pdf
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> The following is on Page 19:
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> "(For paper-based materials.) A textbook that is focused is short. For example, by design Japanese textbooks have less than one page per lesson. Elementary textbooks should be less than 200 pages, middle and secondary less than 500 pages."
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> Does anyone know if such textbooks are being written, and if any grants are available for writing them?




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