Common Core Debate Update

Sadly, the Kansas legislature is shifting the Common Core standards away from educational outcomes to political positioning. Read the Article

 

"The main objection Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, has to the standards, however, is that they are part of a federal government mandate. That’s a common misconception, but, nonetheless, wrong. Development of the Common Core standards and the Next Generation Science Standards was a cooperative effort of education officials in the states. The standards, which are designed to prepare students for college and the workforce, have been adopted in most states and have the support of educators in Kansas and elsewhere." - LJW Editorial

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