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Common Core standards drive wedge in education circles

Common Core standards drive wedge in education circles | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Two years before its planned implementation, an effort to simplify building blocks of elementary and secondary education hits roadblocks.

As I've said, it will be interesting to see how common core goes...

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Column: Teach black and Hispanic students differently

Column: Teach black and Hispanic students differently | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Richard Whitmire: Stop lumping these kids together when we measure progress and propose policy. They have different education needs.

"The real lesson is that we need to stop lumping blacks and Hispanics together — both in terms of how we measure progress and in terms of policy — as "students of color." The groups have different education needs."
Interesting idea.  It will be interesting to see what my classroom will be like... 

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