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Common Core State Standards For Schools Open For Public Comment

Common Core State Standards For Schools Open For Public Comment

Common Core State Standards Open For Public Comment Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The California Department of Education has released a draft of the “Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve” for public comment, a key step in moving all California public schools to the Common Core State ...

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Hart District To Hold Meeting On New Common Core State Standards

Hart District To Hold Meeting On New Common Core State Standards

The William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a special meeting Wednesday regarding two programs meant to help students better prepare themselves for future careers. The Common Core State Standards implementation plan is meant to set a universal expectation of students across the country, said Vicki Engbrecht, Hart district assistant superintendent for educational services. “Up until now every ...

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Correction: Santa Clarita’s Reaction To StudentsFirst Report Card On Education

Correction: Santa Clarita's Reaction To StudentsFirst Report Card On Education

Correction: The article orginally stated some misinformation about StudentsFirst and the organizations head, Michelle Rhee.  California is one of 11 states to recently receive an overall grade of F in a StudentsFirst report card evaluating education. The StudentsFirst report repeatedly emphasized using students test scores to evaluate teachers and decide how much funding schools would receive, but did not consider ...

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Next Generation Science Standard Will Affect Santa Clarita Valley Schools

Next Generation Science Standard Will Affect Santa Clarita Valley Schools

Concerned parents and other citizens have less than a month to offer their opinion on the Next Generation Science Standards, a reevaluation on the way science is taught in school. Now in its second stage of development, NGSS is welcoming everyone to look at their proposed revisions and offer comments and criticism before Jan. 29. “I think you’ll find there’ll ...

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