Common Core quietly embraced by Catholic schools

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

School districts across the country are getting closer to fully ushering in a tougher set of academic standards that are designed to challenge students to think deeper and more critically.

But public school teachers and students are not the only ones making the transition to the Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia.

So are some Tampa Bay area private schools, including the nearly 50 schools and centers that fall under the umbrella of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Petersburg.

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