Common Core vs. State Standards: What’s the Difference?
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Common Core vs. State Standards: What’s the Difference?

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Education must be governed by standards to achieve…

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Initial Common Core Goals Unfulfilled as Results Trickle In
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Initial Common Core Goals Unfulfilled as Results Trickle In

Christine Armario, ASSOCIATED PRESS     LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results for some of the…

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States Move to Reduce Time Spent on Common Core-Based Exam
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States Move to Reduce Time Spent on Common Core-Based Exam

KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Students in 11 states and the District of…

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Online Common Core Testing Lays Bare Tech Divide in Schools
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Online Common Core Testing Lays Bare Tech Divide in Schools

CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press SALLY HO, Associated Press NEW CUYAMA, Calif. (AP) — Nestled between…

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New Standardized Tests Bring Technical Challenges, Concern
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New Standardized Tests Bring Technical Challenges, Concern

KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Call this the year of the test.…

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Common Core Testing Problems Continue with Money at Stake
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Common Core Testing Problems Continue with Money at Stake

SALLY HO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal funding could be at stake as…

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Could Common Core Cause a Republican Civil War in 2016?
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Could Common Core Cause a Republican Civil War in 2016?

  (CBS News) – Common Core federal education standards are riling the conservative base, and as the…

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Democrats Hold Their Own Hearing to Update Education Law
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Democrats Hold Their Own Hearing to Update Education Law

KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic lawmakers are clawing to get…

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Common Core Divides GOP’s Potential 2016 Field
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Common Core Divides GOP’s Potential 2016 Field

Martha T. Moore, USA TODAY   (USA Today)—It didn’t take long for Jeb Bush to…

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Recycling Failed Education Policies
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Recycling Failed Education Policies

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the…

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