Many of you from Becker and Plymouth missed the podcast in our talks. Here is our Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stating what the federal DOE will push for every school. This language is mirrored in the No Child Left Behind Waiver that Minnesota accepted and also placed into legislation.
Here’s a great series of five short videos that will help you get a better grasp on the Common Core / College and Career Ready Standards in Minnesota.
Here is a look at a Common Core aligned English textbook from Utah. This text book was approved to be used in Utah.
ELA – English Language Arts – is the aspect of Common Core that MN has officially signed on to.
As Bill Gates states – the curriculum is the standards, and the standards are the tests.