Research Tutorial on Locating Obscure, 2008, Common-Core-Related Paper

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The purpose of this post is to offer a glimpse into how I located an obscure document once my originally-posted link was deemed dead. In this case, my efforts led to a solution that I thought I would share in case it might help other researchers, not only with the research process, but also with access to the actual document of interest.

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On May 05, 2014, I wrote a post about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in which I linked to a 2008 paper that CCSS creators David Coleman and Jason Zimba wrote on behalf of the Carnegie Commission. At some point, the link I originally posted to the 2008 Coleman-Zimba-Carnegie paper went dead. (One receives a privacy error message, but bypassing the safety warning only yields the site’s home page.)

The paper itself is an obscure one; I was first made aware of it from reading this 2013…

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