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Afternoon Announcements: Common Core Was Not ‘Cooked Up’ Behind Closed Doors, Idaho Gov. Says

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December 09, 2013 04:37 pm


Western countries fared in the “average” to “poor” range on the recent PISA results. The OECD, which administers the test, cautioned that the United States and some western European countries need to address education gaps to improve scores. The New York Times

Clintondale High School in Michigan is the nation’s first completely ‘flipped’ school. Teachers record video lectures for their students to watch at home, and they complete their ‘homework’ assignments in class, working with other students and receiving individualized help from teachers. PBS Newshour

“The notion that Common Core was cooked up behind closed doors is wrong,” said Idaho Governor Butch Otter in a recent interview. Idaho Statesman

This in-depth feature at one honor roll student’s home life in a homeless shelter brings with it a reminder that in order to close education gaps, students need to be fed and healthy. The New York Times


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