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LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewS...

LearnZillion Lands $7M From DCM, O’Reilly, NewS... | CCSS & PD | Scoop.it
In an effort to improve the quality of K-12 public education, schools across the country have begun to adopt the Common Core State Standards, which are designed to align the diversity of state curricula under one consistent, standardized guidebook...
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Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More

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Charter-school operators take their pitches directly to Pastorius ...

Charter-school operators take their pitches directly to Pastorius ... | CCSS & PD | Scoop.it
Pastorius parents listen to Rufus Taylor, director of culture and character education at Scholar Academies. by Aaron Moselle for NewsWorks. In a week, Pastorius Elementary's School Advisory Council will make an important ...
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Construction stalled on new building for Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts - NOLA.com

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Construction stalled on new building for Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts NOLA.com With a library in the hallway and no dedicated classroom for special education classes, Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts, which has been operating for...
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Is Common Core State Standards getting a fair shake?

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An uproar has emerged over the Common Core State Standards Initiative. But many of the problems cited are rooted in other issues, not Common Core.

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Montgomery Elementary School Beats the Odds on Student Achievement - Seven Days

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Montgomery Elementary School Beats the Odds on Student Achievement
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Nationwide, educators are grappling with one of the biggest challenges to hit schools in decades.
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Maxwell Elementary students evacuated Wednesday - Lexington Herald Leader

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Lexington Herald Leader Maxwell Elementary students evacuated Wednesday Lexington Herald Leader Principal Heather Bell walked past some water-ruined ceiling tiles at Maxwell Elementary School on Wednesday after a water pipe broke in a boy's...
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Common Core Standards ask more from PA students

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Beginning in the fall, public school students will be encouraged to think more critically, write more convincingly and spend more time discussing the "why" of a math problem instead of just the "how-to."The new approach to teaching and learning...

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Michelle Malkin | Rotten to the Core: Conservatives spearhead drive ...

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Rotten to the Core: Conservatives spearhead drive at RNC meeting to stop Common Core.
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Unauthorized visitor puts Hillsborough elementary school on lockdown - MyCentralJersey.com

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Unauthorized visitor puts Hillsborough elementary school on lockdown
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The woman, whose name was not released, indicated that she had “piggy-backed” behind another person to gain entrance into the elementary school at 8 a.m.
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Special Education Expo – April 27th - Stoddert Elementary School

Stoddert Elementary - A District of Columbia Public School ... A 30-year tradition, Stoddert Elementary School's Silent Auction, affectionately known as the Big Chili, is one of our most beloved and important PTA fundraising [...] ...
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Pulling a Reagan Against Common Core - American Thinker

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Pulling a Reagan Against Common Core
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The end of local control of education looms as 46 states have signed onto the Common Core, a set of national K-12 education standards and federally funded tests.
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Students Shine Through Digital Portfolios - Getting Smart by Guest Author - Durham North Carolina, EdTech, Google, Google Apps for Education, PBL, portfolio, Project-based learning, smart cities, V...

Students Shine Through Digital Portfolios - Getting Smart by Guest Author - Durham North Carolina, EdTech, Google, Google Apps for Education, PBL, portfolio, Project-based learning, smart cities, V... | CCSS & PD | Scoop.it
Voyager Academy Charter School in Durham, NC is a project-based learning school that currently has about 1,250 students across grades K-11. We started with 320 students in grades 4-7 in 2007 and have grown exponentially.

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5 Quick Tips to Stay on Top of Common Core Standards

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Lesson plans, workbooks, posters, infinite paper work and much more. Sounds like a lot of balls to juggle, huh? Hey, all you teachers out there – Does the topic of common core state standards (CCSS) send you in a tizzy?
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States Laws to Resist Common Core Standards Implementation - Independent Voter Network

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Six states put forward legislation to remove its obligations from Common Core standards implementation.
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On a school tour, education officials see Common Core success ...

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Chancellor Dennis Walcott looked on in a sixth-grade math class at Brooklyn's Academy of Arts and Letters where the teacher listed all of the different ways.
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Assessment of Deeper Learning

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The Common Core State Standards will require new assessments that measure students’ abilities to design and conduct investigations, analyze data, draw valid conclusions, and report findings—the kinds of deeper learning competencies necessary in the twenty-first century. But developing these new assessments poses challenges, particularly around funding. How can states and districts support the development and implementation of new assessments that might be more costly than current tests? What might make these assessments more affordable?


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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Bill Referred to Senate - NRA-ILA

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Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), passed in the Senate Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources Committee yesterday with a favorable recommendation. S 201, which would allow for ...
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North Carolina dad makes desperate attempt to save buried kids, says 'I wish ... - Fox News

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"When she came out of the hole she was so cold," Arwood, of Stanley, N.C., told The Associated Press in his first news media interview.
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Our Common Core math discussion, as chronicled on Twitter ...

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Wish I'd had math teachers like this when I was in high school! That's what New America NYC tweeted during Adding It Up, the panel discussion about the.
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Message from Babylon Superintendent on Common Core Standards - Patch.com

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Message from Babylon Superintendent on Common Core Standards
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Some people may still wonder exactly what is meant by the Common Core.
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Provincial funding rejuvenates elementary school in Nicola

MERRITT –The B.C. government is committing up to $5.6 million to partially replace Nicola-Canford Elementary so students can continue to learn in their hometown in the future, instead of travelling to another school every ...
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Have You Seen the Pro-Common Core Commercial Created by ...

Have You Seen the Pro-Common Core Commercial Created by ... | CCSS & PD | Scoop.it
Energy giant ExxonMobil proudly supports the controversial Common Core State Standards initiative, according to the company's website and a promotional commercial that is currently airing on TV. "Forty-five states have ...
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LETTER — The problem with 'Common Core' - HollandSentinel.com

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LETTER — The problem with 'Common Core'
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Could we please view the “Common Core” issue through another lens besides a political one? How about the “what is best for your community” lens?
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School Board Approves Pre-K – 2 Math Curriculum, No New Texts ...

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Teachers will be paid to write the text -- which includes a parent guide -- during their non-school hours, primarily over the summer, Director of Elementary Education Anna Cutaia-Leonard said. The $80,000 originally allocated ...
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