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Eighteen myths about education - The Washington Post

Eighteen myths about education - The Washington Post | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
More homework means more learning, and 17 others.
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Gotta love infographics....to the point via Valerie Strauss

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Building the Machine | Home

Building the Machine | Home | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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Wow… food for thought from some pretty big wigs….#ccss

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Testing to, and Beyond, the Common Core | Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education

Testing to, and Beyond, the Common Core | Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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Linda Darling Hammond words of wisdom....

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10 Facts (you might not know) about testing in NYC

1. Elementary school children are spending tremendous amounts of time taking standardized tests.   In 2014 the Common Core English Language Arts and Math tests, for 3rd and 4th grade students, will require 70 minutes a day for 6 days (7 hours […]
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Read...reread...read again

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The Network For Public Education

The Network For Public Education | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
We are many. There is power in our numbers. Together, we will save our schools.
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This should get interesting... #gettingpolitical

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Homegrown Common Core implementation: A good bet for Reno

Homegrown Common Core implementation: A good bet for Reno | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
The recently released Fordham report on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards includes the work of Washoe County, my district.
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Can't really argue with this...especially when the cite Willingham...

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The SAT will return to a 1,600-point scale and make the essay optional in a big shake-up.

The SAT will return to a 1,600-point scale and make the essay optional in a big shake-up. | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
The group that runs the SAT college-entrance test is shaking up its format, scoring and potentially the $1 billion test-preparation industry that has grown up around it.
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David Colemen Strikes again!…. hmmmm….. ten years  from now we will look back at this man's impact as……???????

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This Week In Education: AM News: Concerns About Common Core Growing - Or Overblown?

Teacher support for Common Core at ‘critical juncture’ Politico: Supporters of Common Core said they’re eager to work with teachers and are confident most educators are still on board. Proponents of Common Core also dismiss public anger — including moves to scrap the standards in Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere — as insignificant and blown out of proportion. Will Louisiana’s students be ready for online testing? Hechinger Report: The state recommends schools have a ratio of seven students to every one computer (including desktops, laptops, and tablets) and meet specified bandwidth requirements. A few school districts, such as St. James Parish, have a 1:1 ratio, while several others remain far from the 7:1 target. USDA Tells Schools: Don't Refuse Food To Students Who Owe NPR: The agency responds to a January incident in which a Utah elementary school served students food – and threw it away when their accounts were found to have a negative balance. Wisconsin lawmakers push for control over K-12 standards WP: As in several other states, lawmakers in Wisconsin are considering legislation that would pause, change or eliminate the new Common Core academic standards in math and reading now being implemented in public school classrooms across...
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bubble, bubble, boil and trouble…ahead???

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When Will We Ever Learn: Dissecting the Common Core State Standards With Dr. Louisa Moats

When Will We Ever Learn: Dissecting the Common Core State Standards With Dr. Louisa Moats | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
Dr. Louisa Moats, the nationally-renowned teacher, psychologist, researcher and author, was one of the contributing writers of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS initiative is an attempt to deal with inconsistent academic expectations....
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pretty interesting views from Louisa Moats… I don't always agree with her…but she is pretty much right on the money here….

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A Call to Ignore Exam Results When Evaluating Educators

A Call to Ignore Exam Results When Evaluating Educators | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
Leaders of the New York Legislature propose that standardized tests aligned with the new Common Core curriculum standards be excluded, for now, from the state’s new system for grading teachers.
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1st Grade CCSS Research Report: A Case Study | CommonCoreStandards.com

1st Grade CCSS Research Report: A Case Study | CommonCoreStandards.com | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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Excellent post on teaching 1rst graders to do a research report #CCSS

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But What Kind of Universal Pre-K?

But What Kind of Universal Pre-K? | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
Disagreements persist about the details of funding, but a real consensus has begun to develop that all young children deserve what has until now been unaffordable by low-income families. But here's the catch.
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Another insightful piece by Alfie Kohn cautioning about  preK that aims to get kids commkn core ready....#project based learning #lillian katz

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Curmudgucation: #AskArne & Spleen Theater

Curmudgucation: #AskArne & Spleen Theater | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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Oh boy... .reactions to #askarne. begins....

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Entire Faculty Of School Says Standardized Testing Has Taken Over Education

Entire Faculty Of School Says Standardized Testing Has Taken Over Education | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
The entire faculty at a New York City public school is taking a stand against standardized testing.

The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit education news outlet, on Wednesday published an op-ed written by the entire faculty at P.S. 167 in Queens, dec...
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Grassroots getting traction???

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There’s a new sheriff in town: Louisiana judges Common Core alignment

There’s a new sheriff in town: Louisiana judges Common Core alignment | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
As followers of the Common Core debate know all too well, when it comes to the veracity of publishers’ claims of “Common Core alignment,” the most we supporters have been able to offer in the way of advice is: “
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Publishers claims....under fire....

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If Ten Percent Refuse the Test it’s Over! | BuildBetterSchools

If Ten Percent Refuse the Test it’s Over! | BuildBetterSchools | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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Fascinating...

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The myth of Common Core equity

The myth of Common Core equity | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
On the impact of Common Core testing on under-served communities.
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Valerie Strauss, Carol Burris.....make you  Think 

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Shanahan on Literacy: Daily Five and Common Core?

Shanahan on Literacy: Daily Five and Common Core? | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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Lots to think about here...

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CURMUDGUCATION: Coleman Speaks Out (Sort of)

CURMUDGUCATION: Coleman Speaks Out (Sort of) | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
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some interesting points...

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Paul Horton: Common Core Standards Are Not About Education but About Profits

Paul Horton: Common Core Standards Are Not About Education but About Profits | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
The next time that a supporter of the Common Core standards says there are no critics on the left, tell them to read this post by Paul Horton. Arne Duncan says that the opposition to the Common Cor...
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Profits???  Hmmmm....wrong people profiting?????

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Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left

Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
The new chorus of complaints from the state, one of the most liberal, is causing supporters of the new curriculum standard to shudder.
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What does what is happening in NY signal for other states????

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The real problem with US Common Core: it further outsources education

The real problem with US Common Core: it further outsources education | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
Ana Marie Cox: New York is the latest to revolt against Common Core. What's especially scary is more business intrusion into the classroom
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More and more people are connecting the dots....follow the money...

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David Coleman SDP Beyond the Numbers Convening - YouTube

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Rather disturbing...

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Feds Spend Millions to Promote Common Core

Feds Spend Millions to Promote Common Core | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
Get informed about Common Core, and fight back!
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Oh boy...

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Recent Polls: Do Educators Support the Common Core?

Recent Polls: Do Educators Support the Common Core? | Common Core Controversy | Scoop.it
There is a lot of misinformation being spread about the Common Core. And some of it the public believes. The 2013 PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Towards the Public Schools found that of
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True...

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