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Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources, Northern Virginia (TPSNVA) serves K-12 teachers throughout Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church schools as well as other Virginia school systems. TPSNVA provides free professional development programs to connect teachers to the Library's rich, digitized primary source materials and resources to help teachers design challenging, high-quality instruction.


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Memorial Day Resources from The Library of Congress
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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director

Cynthia Szwajkowski, Ph.D.
Assistant Director


131 Park Street, N.E.
Vienna, VA 22180

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TPS Quarterly
This Issue's Theme:

image of tps quarterlyPrimary Sources and the Common Core State Standards
This issue illustrates how primary sources can support teaching to meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

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