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Twitter / seamus82414: An interesting infographic. ...

Twitter / seamus82414: An interesting infographic. ... | Common Core | Scoop.it
An interesting infographic. Maybe social reform and economic reform need to happen before education reform... http://t.co/Tx1klLubEW
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Twitter / Search - #SupportTheCore

Twitter / Search - #SupportTheCore | Common Core | Scoop.it
The latest and best tweets on #SupportTheCore. Read what people are saying and join the conversation.
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Common Core: Six Fundamental Shifts | Critical Thinking Works

Common Core: Six Fundamental Shifts | Critical Thinking Works | Common Core | Scoop.it
text (K-5): Beginning in the elementary grades, the Common Core calls for an equal balance (50%/50% split) between time spent on literary texts and time spent
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The Common Core: De Facto Federal Control of America's Schools (Neal McCluskey)

Full event: http://www.cato.org/events/common-core-de-facto-federal-control-americas-schools Featuring Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Congression...
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Eduwonk » Blog Archive » Common Core is Putting Teachers Back in the Curricular Driver’s Seat

Eduwonk » Blog Archive » Common Core is Putting Teachers Back in the Curricular Driver’s Seat | Common Core | Scoop.it
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The Bigger Picture: 10 Common Core Facts You Should Know | Visual.ly

The Bigger Picture: 10 Common Core Facts You Should Know | Visual.ly | Common Core | Scoop.it
A lot’s happened since the Common Core Standards were released in June of 2010. Get a bigger picture understanding of the scope and sequence of the
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Infographic: Common Core Myths | Oakland County...

Infographic: Common Core Myths | Oakland County... | Common Core | Scoop.it
Top 5 Common Core Myths – Busted! (Top 5 Common Core Myths – Busted!
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Reclaiming the Conversation on Education

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Creating Public Spaces for Social Imagination (Reclaiming The Conversation on Education Reform - Video Series, check it out!
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A Business Case for Education Reform | Visual.ly

A Business Case for Education Reform | Visual.ly | Common Core | Scoop.it
Better preparing students to meet the demands of the 21st century economy requires business leaders to become more engaged in outcomes-focused educati.
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Common Core: conservative to the core

Common Core: conservative to the core | Common Core | Scoop.it
We see the Common Core as a great conservative victory. The standards are solid and traditional.
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How to defend Common Core Standards — Joanne Jacobs

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Common Core Standards are under attack in a growing number of states and could “stall” over the next four or five years, writes Rick Hess. Defenders must get off the same old talking points and address critics' legitimate ...
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Separating fact from fiction about the Common Core standards | eSchool News

Separating fact from fiction about the Common Core standards | eSchool News | Common Core | Scoop.it
Here is some information to help educators respond to frequently asked questions about the Common Core standards.
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Georgia, Oklahoma say Common Core tests are too costly and decide not to adopt them

Two states say they will write their own tests, others may follow suit. (Georgia, Oklahoma say Common Core tests are too costly and decide not to adopt them.
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Common Core: Extraordinary Solution to All-Too-Common Problem | Sunshine State News

Common Core: Extraordinary Solution to All-Too-Common Problem | Sunshine State News | Common Core | Scoop.it
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The Common Core’s fundamental trouble | Wash Post

The Common Core’s fundamental trouble | Wash Post | Common Core | Scoop.it

There’s a lot being said and written about the Common Core State Standards these days, not all of it accurate. Here’s a smart piece about the initiative by the editors of Rethinking Schools, a nonprofit organization that publishes a magazine of the same name that balances classroom practice and educational theory, while also addressing key policy issues. Writers include teachers, parents and researchers.  You can see who is on the editorial board here.

 

By the editors of Rethinking Schools

 

"It isn’t easy to find common ground on the Common Core. Already hailed as the “next big thing” in education reform, the Common Core State Standards are being rushed into classrooms in nearly every district in the country. Although these “world-class” standards raise substantive questions about curriculum choices and instructional practices, such educational concerns are likely to prove less significant than the role the Common Core is playing in the larger landscape of our polarized education reform politics.

 

We know there have been many positive claims made for the Common Core:"

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Who Bill Gates is giving money to now in education

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Here are some of the big grants the Gates Foundation gave in the field of education this month.
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Infographic: Common Core Myths

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Top 5 Common Core Myths – Busted! (Top 5 Common Core Myths – Busted! http://t.co/BWRHLGM68m #iPadEdu #CCSS)


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Iowa View: Common Core is next step to do what's right for Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa View: Common Core is next step to do what's right for Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com | Common Core | Scoop.it
Iowa View: Common Core is next step to do what's right for Iowa DesMoinesRegister.com And while the new law is far from perfect, it serves as proof the governor, the Iowa Board of Education and lawmakers from both parties can work together toward...
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Raising the bar

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[inline|iid=37640]HERE’S a multiple-choice question: if the federal government penalises states where pupils do badly in school, but lets the states themselves set...
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Iowa View: Common Core is next step to do what's right for Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa View: Common Core is next step to do what's right for Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com | Common Core | Scoop.it
Iowa View: Common Core is next step to do what's right for Iowa DesMoinesRegister.com Fortunately, in 2010, Iowa's Board of Education decided to adopt the Common Core State Standards, a set of new benchmarks for student achievement that strongly...
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State GOP group adopts anti-Common Core resolution - Marietta Daily Journal

State GOP group adopts anti-Common Core resolution - Marietta Daily Journal | Common Core | Scoop.it
State GOP group adopts anti-Common Core resolution Marietta Daily Journal The Common Core standards initiative started more than five years ago as an effort by private and government forces to establish a nationwide set of educational standards for...
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Business Roundtable

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Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies with more than $7.3 trillion in annual revenues and nearly 16 million employees.
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