Baton Rouge district to hire Common Core consultant

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

As the Common Core educational standards continue to be hotly debated in some parts of Louisiana, Baton Rouge school officials said Thursday they are determined to make the district's curriculum more rigorous and they want to hire a consultant to help them do that.

“Irrespective of what happens with the Common Core, we still have to press our students and everyone around this notion of how we increase rigor,” East Baton Rouge School System Superintendent Bernard Taylor said at a School Board committee meeting Thursday.

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