Common Core Standards Daily Update

COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 28, 2016

News You Can Use: The Secret to Engaging Students | Educators for High Standards About half of students who drop out of school say it’s because they don’t feel engaged. So how can teachers help student connect what they learn in the classroom with their lives? Tara Dale, a high school teacher in Arizona, explains...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 27, 2016

News You Can Use: Is There Really a Visual Approach to the Common Core? | Education Week Visual aids offer teachers and students a tool to help master the content of Common Core State Standards, writes Sargy Letuchy, an English teacher in Illinois. Noting that the standards are more rigorous than those most states used...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 26, 2016

News You Can Use: Common Core’s Higher Standards Work | Westchester Journal News In response to calls to replace New York’s Common Core Standards, Stephen Sigmund, director of High Achievement New York, writes that turning back would be “exactly the wrong approach to help students achieve success.” “The old education standards left nearly two-thirds of...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 25, 2016

News You Can Use: Education Policy Represents a Top Issue for Latino Voters | MSNBC Common Core State Standards better ensure that all students, regardless of their ZIP code, are prepared to succeed in college or the workforce, writes former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. “For years, students were held to low, inadequate academic standards....

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // July 22, 2016

News You Can Use: Scores Up in Delaware Statewide Testing | Delaware State News Students across nearly every district in Delaware showed improvements on the states’ Smarter Balanced Assessment over the previous year. This is the second year in which Delaware administered the exam for students in grades 3-8. The State Department of Education reports...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 21, 2016

News You Can Use: Governor Jan Brewer on the Tim Farley Show | The Midday Briefing with Tim Farley Speaking with POTUS Politics host Tim Farley, former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer explains that states have taken full ownership of the Common Core, creating a greater level of consistency in academic expectations. “As Governor, I implemented...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 20, 2016

News You Can Use: Report: Other States Replaced Common Core and Got More of the Same | Albany Times Union The three states to replace the Common Core ultimately produced standards that bear a close resemblance to Common Core State Standards, according to a report by the New York School Boards Association. “If New York’s...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 19, 2016

News You Can Use: Visual Instructional Tools Are Essential When Teaching Common Core Standards | Ed Surge Visual instructional tools, which can take many forms, empower visual learners and dovetail with the Common Core State Standards, writes Sargy Letuchy, an ESL teacher in Illinois. Visual aids “can be used in many ways to tailor instruction to...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 18, 2016

News You Can Use: Reverend Rodriguez Responds to GOP Platform | National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference Ahead of the Republican National Convention, NHCLC President Reverend Samuel Rodriguez writes that Hispanic Christian voters are “deeply troubled by the notion that Republicans believe states should be congratulated for repealing higher standards… Few if any education reforms in...

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COMMON CORE STANDARDS DAILY UPDATE // JULY 15, 2016

News You Can Use: Rev. Rodriguez: Education in the United States is still not equitable for minority students | Wall Street Journal In response to a column by FOX News contributor Juan Williams, Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, writes that education in the United States is still not equitable...

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