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common core standards

Let’s keep politics out of education

Common Core and its educational standards appear to be batted around like a beach ball between politicians and lawmakers in the coming months, and our view is that we need to leave politics out of education. (December 5, 2014, Page 4A)

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    More school days or a different calendar?

    The Center for America Progress is recommending that more time is added to the school year to help students and teachers deal with Common Core Standards, and Editor Don Whitten takes a look at options that involve adding more days to the school year or adjusting the school calendar a bit. (February 14, 2014, Page 4A)

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      State Supt: Education standards must be raised in Miss.

      A forum on Common Core State standards and what that means for Mississippi was held on Tuesday. (August 21, 2013, Page 1)

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        School districts preparing

        The new common core standards won’t be in place until this year’s kindergartners are in third grade but teachers and administration are preparing now for the transition. (July 26, 2011, Page 6)

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