Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Common Core News

Republicans Have Turned Against Common Core.

Newsweek (9/29) reports the Republican Party used to support Common Core standards as a way to reform schools and hold teachers accountable, but the Tea Party movement turned the party against the standards.

Louisiana Set To Release Common Core Results In October.

The Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate (9/29, Sentell) reports Louisiana will release its Common Core test results onOctober 12. The state DOE has begun sharing preliminary test results with local school superintendents so that they can provide feedback to teachers. After the results are released, the state will be able to compare its students with those in other states that use the standards.

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