Common Core

Ohio legislators try to repeal Common Core State Standards

Just weeks before Ohio children return to school, conservative lawmakers, who are opponents of the Common Core, introduced a last-minute bill yesterday to block new and more-rigorous curriculum guidelines championed by governors and education leaders.

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Reclaiming the promise of public education

The idea that teachers have the summer off is something of a myth: many are spending their summer writing curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards, taking classes, and working with students.

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Study: Some districts to develop own Common Core assessments

A survey released by Enterasys, says 42 percent of schools plan to develop their own tests.

Some districts to develop own Common Core assessments

According to a survey, 42 percent of schools plan to develop their own Common Core tests, while 55 percent of schools are likely to work with either the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) or the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).

Most Common Core states not aligned to math graduation standards

According to a new study, only 11 states and the District of Columbia have high school math graduation requirements aligned to CCSS.
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Will Michigan change its mind on Common Core standards?

The debate brews Tuesday, when the first of several legislative hearings will be held by a subcommittee tasked with making a recommendation to the Michigan Legislature on whether to halt the common core here or continue to move forward.

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Frustrated Oklahoma staffs worried about assessment plans

Oklahoma State Superintendent Janet Barresi announced on July 1 that the state would not participate in the PARCC assessments based on the Common Core Standards. But districts have spent the last few years preparing for the technology standards as outlined by PARCC. They are looking for direction on what to do next.

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