Common Core is a real-world approach to learning and teaching. Developed by education experts from 45 states, theses K-12 learning standards go deeper into key concepts in math and English Language arts. The standards requie a practical, real-life application of knowledge that prepares Washington students for successs in college, work and life.
Common Core provides:
- Consistent learning expectations for all students.
- Clear standards that focus on understanding over memorization
- Emphasis on the critical topics students need to succeed after high school.
- Faster testing results with a better, more fouced online assessment system.
- To learn more go to http://www.k12.wa.us/Corestandards/default.aspx
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