Momentum builds to alter common core implementation

05/31/2013 | Washington Post, The · Education Week

Groups representing district leaders and the heads of some educational groups are calling for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards to be delayed or altered. Among them are Sandy Hayes, president of the National Council of Teachers of English, who recently sent a letter to organization members in which she supports a moratorium on testing and lists five alternatives to high-stakes exams that could improve literacy learning. They include supporting teachers' literacy knowledge, promoting collaboration among educators and investing in effective professional learning.

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