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## Comments

- Oct 27 2010 3:38 PM
### Math Common Core Standards // Steve Klein

Thanks for the efforts in aligning the math resources to the Common Core Standards. These will be helpful in our agency's support of program improvement schools as we target areas of need during the next year.

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## National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

NSDL is the National Science Foundation's online library of resources and collections for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and research.The National Science Digital Library is a national network dedicated to advancing STEM teaching and learning for all learners and both formal and informal settings, and the locus of activity for the National Science Foundation's National STEM Distributed Learning program. NSDL receives the majority of its funding through the generous support of NSF's Division of Undergraduate Education(DUE), Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR).

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