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Superintendent Torlakson Unveils New Recommended Literature List

Superintendent Torlakson Unveils New Recommended Literature List

To help students meet the new Common Core State Standards and prepare for a career, college and the challenges of a changing world, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has unveiled the new “Recommended Literature: Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve” list. “The books our students read help broaden their perspectives, enhance their knowledge, and fire their imaginations,” Torlakson said. “This up-to-date Recommended Literature list ...

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Hart District Looks Ahead To State Reforms In Education

Hart District Looks Ahead To State Reforms In Education

William S. Hart Union High School District officials discussed new testing standards for seventh- to 12th-grade students mandated by the state within two years at the district board meeting Wednesday. “Even if students test well, they’re behind. They need to speak well, be creative, that makes an effective worker. We’re operating on a very low level and we need to get ...

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