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New learning standards: “Slow down, dig deeper” for better understanding

February 14, 2012 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years

Spend any time around educators these days and you’re likely to hear the terms “common core” and “shifts.” They’re talking about new learning standards, called “Common Core State Standards” (CCSS), the result of an effort kicked off in 2009 by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). The […]