State Finds Majority Of Old Standards In Common Core

West Virginia Finds Majority Of Old Standards In Common Core.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting (12/12, Marra) reports that the West Virginia Board of Education found that the state’s Next Generation Standards (a version of Common Core) overlapped with prior English standards by 80% and math standards by 73%. Changes noted between the old 21 Century standards and the new Common Core system dealt mainly with the age-appropriate progression of material between grades. The findings prompted remarks from Common Core opponents acknowledging misconceptions and calls for openness to the findings.


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