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Stories related to: Common Core State Standards

Poll: Test Scores Less Important Than Critical Thinking Skills

September 30, 2015 | Steve Milne

California teachers say critical thinking skills, not test scores, are the best indicators of readiness for college and careers, according to a poll released today.

Low Results In New Test Scores

September 9, 2015

Scores released today for the new Smarter Balanced computerized test given to California students last spring show fewer than half passed math and English tests aligned with the Common Core standards.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

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Advocates Want Art Incorporated Into Common Core

November 17, 2014 | Katie Orr

Using art to teach a student math may sound odd, but a group of educators says it can and should be done. And they’re using a change in how California students are taught as a chance to spread their message.

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Survey Finds Most Californians Support Common Core

April 24, 2014

(AP) -- While states around the U.S. are attempting to delay or stop the implementation of new education standards known as the Common Core, one study finds that most Californians are actually in support of it.

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