Common core presents challenges for some Calif. districts

03/11/2013 | Monterey County Herald (Calif.), The

School officials in one California middle school recently found that new assessments aligned with Common Core State Standards are more demanding than exams currently in place. The school administered the tests as part of a pilot to help work out kinks. Officials say some schools are ahead of the game when it comes to the common core, but others are still raising awareness about the upcoming changes and anticipate other challenges on what and how to teach common core math, as more districts shift to the implementation phase.

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