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Huntsville Common Core supporters say new repeal movement will fail, hurt schools in process

Huntsville Common Core supporters say new repeal movement will fail, hurt schools in process | CCRS | Scoop.it
Lucia Cape, vice president of economic development for the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County, said doesn't believe the people trying to repeal Common Core, such as the newly formed Support Our Schools, will ever be successful, but...
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Common Core standards vital

GUEST COMMENTARY: Common Core standards vital | CCRS | Scoop.it
The 2014 session of the Alabama Legislature is underway, and while a number of important issues are being debated and discussed, perhaps no issue has garnered more attention or been the source of more misinformation than Alabama’s College and Career Ready Standards.
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Alabama GRIT

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Survey: Principals Prioritize Common Core, But Report Lack of Readiness

Survey: Principals Prioritize Common Core, But Report Lack of Readiness | CCRS | Scoop.it
A survey of 1,000 principals in 14 states shows that school leaders are heavily focused on the new standards, but don't necessarily feel prepared to manage the huge shift.
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Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors

Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors | CCRS | Scoop.it
The Common Core has been presented as a paradigmatic shift beyond the test-and-punish policies of NCLB.
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A letter to legislators from committee leaders | Idaho Education News

A letter to legislators from committee leaders | Idaho Education News | CCRS | Scoop.it
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The State of the Common Core

The State of the Common Core | CCRS | Scoop.it
Millions of teachers and thousands of districts in 45 states are currently undergoing a sea change in the way that they teach and assess students. The new Common Core Standards for learning have been
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Six Ways the Common Core is Good For Students | NEA Today

Six Ways the Common Core is Good For Students | NEA Today | CCRS | Scoop.it
By Cindy Long As the Common Core debate heats up, we’ve heard a lot from policy makers, politicians, and even TV talk show hosts about the challenges posed
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How Will Common Core Change What We Do?

How Will Common Core Change What We Do? | CCRS | Scoop.it
As full implementation of Common Core State Standards nears, educators are searching for answers to three questions: 1) What are the CC State Standards? 2) How will they change what I do?
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Achieving the Common Core | Achieve

Achieving the Common Core | Achieve | CCRS | Scoop.it
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Common Core Standards Resources - ASCD

Common Core Standards Resources - ASCD | CCRS | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Common Core State Standards Toolkit

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Common Core means the government is collecting 300 data elements about students, says anti-Common Core activist

Common Core means the government is collecting 300 data elements about students, says anti-Common Core activist | CCRS | Scoop.it
Tapping into concerns about privacy, some opponents of Common Core have portrayed the new educational standards as a tool by the government to spy on children and store data on them.
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Alabama's new, practical, Common Core-based standards are key to student success in life

Alabama's new, practical, Common Core-based standards are key to student success in life | CCRS | Scoop.it
Mobile math teacher Elizabeth HammondsBy Elizabeth Hammonds I chose a less traditional path to become an educator. I graduated from college with a degree in electrical engineering, and began my career with Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama before pursuing my master’s...
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State Superintendent Of Education Responds To Criticisms Of Common Core

State Superintendent Of Education Responds To Criticisms Of Common Core | CCRS | Scoop.it
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WHNT) - Amid the noise surrounding Common Core State Standards in Alabama is the question: Who is in charge of education in our state? Some may say the Federal government. To that...
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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, January 18, 5:04 PM

Dr. Bice does a great job explaining the AL College- and Career-Ready Standards.

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12 Skills the Common Core AND Employeers Want | Teaching the Core

12 Skills the Common Core AND Employeers Want | Teaching the Core | CCRS | Scoop.it
The Common Core is a set of goals aimed at college and career readiness. This we know. But do the anchor standards really correlate to what employers want?
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For critics of Common Core, educational folly

For critics of Common Core, educational folly | CCRS | Scoop.it
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
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Common Core in Action Series

Common Core in Action Series | CCRS | Scoop.it
This collection of blog posts highlights lesson plans, ideas, and other useful resources to help you bring Common Core-aligned lessons into your classroom. We're actively building this repository o
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What's changed under Common Core? Comparing the old and new standards in Alabama

What's changed under Common Core? Comparing the old and new standards in Alabama | CCRS | Scoop.it
Experts say new Alabama College and Career Ready Standards are more detailed and rigorous than old standards; will better prepare students for life after graduation.
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Harvard Education Letter

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The Common Core Doesn’t Cut Literature – It Complements It | NEA Today

The Common Core Doesn’t Cut Literature – It Complements It | NEA Today | CCRS | Scoop.it
By Cindy Long When it comes to fiction versus nonfiction, the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts isn’t “an either or
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Student Responses to Common Core Instruction and Assessment

Student Responses to Common Core Instruction and Assessment | CCRS | Scoop.it
This series of blogs is to support you and your students during the transition period that will come with the CCSS. As the new testing and teaching styles promote more student independence, student-c
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EduCore - Tools for Teaching the Common Core - ASCD

EduCore - Tools for Teaching the Common Core - ASCD | CCRS | Scoop.it
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Marsh state BOE member defend Common Core standards - A meeting today designed to clear up confusion about state-sanctioned standards for public schools may have adjourned at a standstill between o...

Marsh state BOE member defend Common Core standards - A meeting today designed to clear up confusion about state-sanctioned standards for public schools may have adjourned at a standstill between o... | CCRS | Scoop.it
Marsh state BOE member defend Common Core standards - A meeting today designed to clear up confusion about state-sanctioned standards for public schools may have adjourned at a standstill between opposing sides.
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Common Core expects English teachers to spend half of their reading time at every grade on informational texts, says opponent

Common Core expects English teachers to spend half of their reading time at every grade on informational texts, says opponent | CCRS | Scoop.it
With full implementation of the Common Core State Standards just a year away, Florida is taking last-minute feedback from supporters and critics alike. Gov.
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