Jan 24, 2014
Some states get cold feet as Common Core testing draws near
Beginning in March, more than four million students will serve as guinea pigs for the English and math tests for the Common Core, a set of standards adopted by almost every state that map out what students should know and be able to do in each grade.
SD Senate panel approves Common Core study
In this Jan. 10, 2014 file photo, third-grade teacher Chris Maske explains an assignment at Freeman Elementary in Freeman, S.D. The grammar lesson uses the controversial South Dakota education standards known as Common Core.
South Dakota legislature to debate Common Core standards
Chris Maske, third grade teacher at Freeman Elementary, explains an assignment Friday morning, Jan. 10, 2014 in Freeman, S.D. The grammar lesson uses South Dakota education standards known as Common Core, a controversial standard that is expected to draw the attention of South Dakota legislators when they meet in Pierre, S.D., beginning next week.