Local schools preparing for Common Core
(Local News ~ 04/27/14)
Local school districts are continuing to move forward with the implementation of new educational standards known as Common Core. Adopted by the Arkansas Department of Education in 2010 along with 44 other states, and one year away from replacing the Benchmark assessment exams with Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College Careers, or PARCC, Common Core has been at the center of a national debate over the federal government's role in education at the state level. ...
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