Why Common Core Standards? (VIDEO - click here)

posted Sep 2, 2014, 7:37 PM by Jason Hoff   [ updated Sep 2, 2014, 7:39 PM ]
In the state of California, we've been using the same old standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics since 1997. (Same recipe for 18 years!) There is a lot of information out there about the new Common Core State Standards, and it is extremely important for you, the parent, to stay informed as to why the previous standards needed a major upgrade. Watch this quick 3-minute video, and I think you'll agree why it was so necessary for us to transform our standards for academics. 

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