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DeVos Tells Fox News: 'There Isn't Really Any Common Core Any More'

Post By: Education Week
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2017/04/devos_fox_news_comm...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos seems to be indicating that, as far as she's concerned, the Common Core State Standards aren't really a big point of discussion in education any longer. But how did she express that idea, and does it hold up to scrutiny?

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Common Core State Standards has “to end”

"The Common Core State Standards has “to end” because “we have to bring education local.”

VIEW: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/04/04/trump-dev...

**No position on this has been taken by District 214**

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Are You Kidding Me!

The Common Core State Standards has “to end” because “we have to bring education local.”

Post By: The Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/04/04/trump-dev...

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Education researchers blast Common Core standards, urge ban on high-stakes tests

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Illinois: PARCC Scores Plummet, As Expected

Post By: Diane Ravitch
http://dianeravitch.net/2015/09/17/illinois-parcc-scores-plummet-as-expe...

Illinois released the results of Common Core test results (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-parcc-results-met-20150916-story.html), and the proportion of students who met PARCC’s wildly unrealistic expectations declined from previous years.

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The REAL College and Career Readiness

Post By: Real Learning CT
Educators Reclaiming the Conversation
http://reallearningct.com/2015/06/18/the-real-college-and-career-readiness/

The Secretary of Education says it. The New York Times says it. The President of the United States says it. So it must be true.

But it isn’t.

They all say that the Common Core State Standards will make graduates of our K-12 schools “college and career ready”

But they won’t.

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The Common Core State Standards: A Thing Of The Past

Post By: Real Learning CT
Educators Reclaiming the Conversation
http://reallearningct.com/2015/06/22/the-common-core-state-standards-a-t...

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Pearson is exploiting our children by using them to see if the SBAC is valid and reliable

POST BY: Seattle Education
https://seattleducation2010.wordpress.com/2015/04/02/pearson-is-exploiti...

April 2, 2015

The state and school district are spending millions of dollars to buy the copyrighted tests, texts and teaching materials, purchasing computers and setting up the technology to administer the SBAC.

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Common Core Politics and Elections: Will the Standards Survive Through 2016? (HEAT MAP)

Post By: Real Clear Education
http://www.realcleareducation.com/articles/2014/12/09/common_core_future...
Emmeline Zhao
December 9, 2014

ILLINOIS
Risk Scale: 0
Consortium: PARCC
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner doesn't have an official stance on Common Core, but the state fully implemented the standards last academic year. Students will be taking PARCC tests tied to the Common Core this spring.

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The Inside Story of How Bill Gates Bought the Common Core Standards

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