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NAEP scores and Common Core

Every two years, the National Assessment of Educational Progress administers rigorous math and reading tests to a representative sample of...

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As Common Core review wraps up, a look at what’s next

After more than a year, a state-mandated review of North Carolina’s highly divisive Common Core curriculum is in its final...

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North Carolina marks five years of Common Core

Wednesday, June 4, marked the five-year anniversary of the adoption of the Common Core State Standards in North Carolina. How...

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Common Core Commission narrowing in on recommendations

The Academic Standards Review Commission discussed Monday the updated timeline for their preliminary recommendations, as well as when they will...

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What does being a Core Advocate mean to me?

On the weekend of March 14-15, 2015, I attended the “Becoming a Core Advocate” training in Raleigh, hosted by Student...

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Triangle High Five: A letter to the Academic Review Standards Commission

Dear Academic Standards Review Commission members, These districts serve more than 234,000 students. On behalf of Triangle High Five, a...

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Common Core State Standards: Many changes needed, include teacher voices

Part I: Public School Forum declares book closed on Common Core, whistles past many shortcomings In his article “Maintaining rigor...

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Maintaining rigor and listening to teachers in the debate over academic standards

As the North Carolina Academic Standards Review Commission enters its sixth month of work, several recurring themes have emerged that...

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Common Core: States need high standards – by any name – for kids to succeed

How second graders are doing the math and why the rest of us can “get it” too This story was...

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What happened to the Common Core?

Originally published on September 3, 2014 in Harvard Ed. Magazine. Reprinted with permission of Harvard Ed. magazine and the Harvard Graduate...

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Common Core: We can do better in North Carolina

I believe North Carolina should have the highest education standards in the world, but we can do better than Common...

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Is the debate over education’s Common Core the wrong debate?

In North Carolina and around the country, a heated debate is taking place over whether states should use what are...