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Vassar Scholarship, the institutional repository formerly known as Digital Window, reflects the research and scholarly output of the Vassar College community.  It provides access to a variety of collections, including senior theses and projects across a wide range of disciplines.

Differentiating the Common Core: Establishing the importance of place, population, and politics in creating a relevant and valuable curriculum

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This thesis explores the importance of incorporating students' surrounding place, population, and politics into a relevant and valuable curriculum. I frame this analysis with an overview of the benefits and detriments of the recent Educational reform initiative known as the...