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In a week that featured significant discussion on the introduction of charter schools in West Virginia, a bill aimed at eliminating the state's Common ... [...]
Thu, Jan 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A Buffalo Public Schools teacher is fed up with the Common Core standards, and gave his message a melody to try and make a ... [...]
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Common Core, the federally – sponsored education standards adopted by many states, has raised the hackles of some Alaska legislators. [...]
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Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee Thursday, according to Lt. [...]
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The Common Core is a set of academic standards in mathematics and language arts/literacy. The PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness ... [...]
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"The 'Ready' product is a rigorous instruction and practice programs for grades K-8 that fully prepares students for the Common Core State Standards ... [...]
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We both agree on so many issues: bigger government, Common Core, and amnesty for illegal immigrants.” BUSH: “Well, we've both got problems. [...]
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NASHVILLE, TN (AP) - Tennessee lawmakers are asking Congress to help them put the brakes on Common Core education standards. They've ... [...]
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JACKSON – Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee today, Lt. Gov. [...]
Thu, Jan 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source
JACKSON – Legislation to review academic standards and end Common Core in Mississippi passed the Senate Education Committee today, Lt. Gov. [...]
Thu, Jan 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Portal for all of the resources required by states and districts to administer the PARCC Assessment.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Tue, Jan 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
As states drop the standards and their tests, comparing U.S. student achievement becomes more difficult.Piecemeal Implementation Of Common Core Reducing Value.The Washington Post (1/26, Brown) reports that the Common Core standards “were envisioned as a way to measure most of the nation's students against a shared benchmark.” However, “education experts [...]
Mon, Jan 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source
"I don't know how anybody can disagree with this, unless you're running for something," Kasich said.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Sun, Jan 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source
"The Common Core State Standards have generated a lot of new buzzwords in English classrooms. All of a sudden it's not enough for students to read, but now they must perform close reading. And it is not enough to answer simple questions, but students must become experts in answering text-dependent [...]
Sat, Jan 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Gene Wilhoit, the former Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers who led the effort to create the Common Core, explains that until we have a more powerful curriculum design and more deep professional exchange about content, pedagogy, and student work going on in our schools the [...]
Fri, Jan 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source



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