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What some have been saying about Common Core

In the past year, Common Core opponents have crowded public meetings in Louisiana, with some saying they have withdrawn their children from ... [...]
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For too long, the Common Core educational initiative has been politicized when the basic premise is that it may simply be a better way for students to ... [...]
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As Common Core standards gain a foothold in schools nationwide, opposition to the accompanying bombardment of teacher evaluations, testing, ... [...]
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After three years of common-core-aligned tests, Kentucky students' scores have begun to rise, after the expected drop in scores the first year (2012) ... [...]
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Technology is in every room at P.S. 101 in Brooklyn — it's even in the hallways. Scan the QR code with your phone outside of the fourth-grade classroom of co-teachers Vanessa Desiano and Jamie Coccia and a video will pop up of a student giving a history presentation on early [...]
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A poll conducted by LSU finds that state residents largely oppose education standards that are called Common Core, but support the overall concept. [...]
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Though bills to entirely repeal Common Core have been presented in Republican-led states such as Tennessee, Mississippi and Arizona, the ... [...]
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Kelli Ward and other foes of Common Core failed to get a majority of their colleagues to approve legislation requiring the standards to be dumped. [...]
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The appointee, Yavapai County schools Superintendent Tim Carter, helped craft Arizona's version of the Common Core school standards, which Sen. [...]
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After all the debate over Common Core this legislative session, Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday he may not sign the final "anti-Common Core" bill ... [...]
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JACKSON, Mississippi -- A bill which would effectively end Common Core in Mississippi was sent to Gov. Phil Bryant Tuesday, according to Lt. Gov. [...]
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How can we reconcile college and career as a national vision if college is not affordable for every student and if student loans are too onerous for young adults?See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
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By Mark Ellis - Modeling is one of the most challenging math domains for students when it comes to math standards.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source
In a very early assessment of how Common Core standards may be influencing how much students learn, a new Brookings report finds small math and reading test score gains for students who live in states that embraced the new standards early. The researcher, Tom Loveless, looked at how fourth-grade reading [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source
The nationwide pushback against the education standards hasn't been very successful.Common Core Critics Are Loud But Losing Governing: Most states are now four or five years into the process. Ending Common Core would mean a lot of wasted effort and money. In places like Indiana, the brand name may have [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source
In this special Commentary package, five educators discuss the realities of common-core implementation from the frontlines, highlighting both challenges and opportunities.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
This mini-assessment is designed to illustrate some of the fraction concepts listed in clusters 4.NF.A and 4.NF.B, which set an expectation for students to deepen their understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering and to develop their...See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
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A Special Educator Shares Her Perspective on the Common Core State StandardsWritten by Chelsea Miller, Guest Writer | 2 years agoThe Common Core State Standards (CCSS) creates high expectations for student success by outlining the set of skills that students need to master at each grade level. At the end [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Contrary to the critics' assertions, Common Core testing seems to be going just fine.Common Core Test Catastrophe Fails To Materialize.In a post for the US News & World Report (3/26) “Knowledge Bank” blog, the Center for American Progress' Ulrich Boser writes that despite the dire warnings that Common Core testing [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
ATLANTA — In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as factAP Fact-Checks GOP Common Core Claims.The AP (3/27, Barrow, Hefling) reports that there are a number of “myths” surrounding the Common Core Standards which are being “peddled as fact” by potential members of the 2016 GOP [...]
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