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"Prepackaged" Common Core standards leave lawmakers grumbling

Monday, 01 September 2014 05:01
Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, with state Rep. Andy Thompson, a Republican, saying it's kind of "creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.
Bobby Jindal's health care policies leading to confusion, instability: Jeremy Alford
Sunday, 31 August 2014 08:42
You should not drive or operate heavy machinery while attempting to understand the health care decisions made in recent years by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration. Nor should you mix the resulting news coverage with alcohol (actually, that might not be a terrible idea). Side effects may include headaches, feelings of despair, confusion, outrage or dizziness. If these side effects persist, seek immediate care.
Common Core challenges schools
Saturday, 30 August 2014 13:00
Reddit✉-Comments Back-to-school season is here, and it’s all about the Common Core this year. California’s new academic standards formally go into effect, bringing big changes, some confusion and a new brand of teaching to the classroom — from kindergarten through high school.
Common Core standards challenge schools
Saturday, 30 August 2014 12:22
Reddit✉-Comments Back-to-school season is here, and it’s all about the Common Core this year. California’s new academic standards formally go into effect, bringing big changes, some confusion and a new brand of teaching to the classroom — from kindergarten through high school.
Bobby Jindal says won't make his presidential campaign decision until 2015
Saturday, 30 August 2014 11:27
Gov. Bobby Jindal won't make an official announcement about whether he is running for president in 2016 until after the new year. The governor told national radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt Wednesday that he definitely wouldn't make a decision about the 2016 presidential campaign until after the winter holidays. "I'm thinking, more likely, some time next calendar year. So certainly not December, it may not even be as early as January.
How is Common Core playing out in all 50 states and DC?
Saturday, 30 August 2014 07:47
The Common Core standards are math and English benchmarks describing what students should know after completing each grade. They were developed by states to allow comparison of students’ performance. More than 40 states have adopted them. Here is a state-by-state look at how governors and educators are dealing with the standards: ALABAMA The state school board folded Common Core into the state’s College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the…
A look at Common Core in South Carolina
Saturday, 30 August 2014 05:07
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Common Core education standards are opposed by conservatives across the country. Here's a look at what they are and what's happening in South Carolina: WHAT IS COMMON CORE? Common Core standards are math and English benchmarks describing what students should know after completing each grade, so they're ready for college and careers after high school. They replace standards and proficiency definitions that varied state-to-state.
Common Core, PARCC tests in Colorado reveal uneasiness about testing
Friday, 29 August 2014 20:05
Sophia McSheehy, a third-grader at Prospect Valley Elementary School in Wheat Ridge, ponders a question during daily language instruction, taught by Amy Carmack.
Policymakers having buyer's remorse on Common Core
Friday, 29 August 2014 18:45
Columbus, Ohio Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyers remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying its kind of creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.
Common Core among big issues in competitive race for governor
Friday, 29 August 2014 17:46
An underfunded, little-known Democratic candidate for governor has a new tool to use in attacking the Republican incumbent now that the federal government stripped Oklahoma of its authority to decide how to spend millions in education funds following the state's repeal of national academic standards. State Rep. Joe Dorman of Rush Springs said Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's role in the repeal of the Common Core English and math standards and its consequences for public schoolchildren…
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