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How Does The Common Core Compare To Previous Standards?

| Sarah Garland | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

A major requirement for the Common Core State Standards was that they be internationally benchmarked. But there has been debate about how well the sta...

But Why The Common Core?

| Sarah Garland | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

A decade ago, American education leaders received some alarming news: On a pair of international tests, U.S. students were far behind their peers in c...