Common Core hearings took place before the Tennessee Senate Education Committee with testimony from across the political spectrum. Teachers and supporters testified to the impact they have already seen in classrooms across the state.
New tests linked to Common Core standards will limit the use of calculators on math tests, according to the Hechinger Report. It’s likely calculators will be banned for tests in grades 3 to 5. At sixth grade and above, calculators could be used in some sections, but not in others.
Fewer than one in five students who took an Algebra I "honors" class were actually exposed to rigorous mathematics, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress's latest high school transcript study.
Preparation for Common Core Performance Tasks and the future PARCC examination will be integrated into the course by using the suggested Performance Tasks and Big Idea Assessments in the CPS Mathematics Content ...