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Common Core and Equity: California



California Preview
Everyone from parents to politicians has an opinion about the common core state standards.Watch a ONE-MINUTE VIDEO PREVIEWING what education leaders from the California Department of Education and Sanger Unified School District have to say about how the new standards have led to a shift in instruction that is helping to better prepare the state’s students for college and a career.To learn more, watch the full video below.



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  • Charmaine Mercer, Ph.D., VP of Policy and Advocacy, Alliance for Excellent Education
  • Barbara Murchison, Education Administrator, Common Core Systems Implementation Office, California Department of Education
  • Adela Jones, Area Administrator Sanger Unified School District
  • Dan Chacon, Principal, Sanger High School, Sanger Unified School District
  • Thomas Soto, Assistant Principal, Sanger High School Sanger Unified School District



Below are resources provided by the California Department of Education. These artifacts contain information useful for districts and schools related to the implementation of the Common Core.




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