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Teachers Say They Are Unprepared 
for Common Core
February 27, 2013

An article in today's Education Week Magazine makes it clear that Common Core anxiety is a wide-spread national problem. 

Whose idea was it to roll-out new standards and new tests and hold our students and teachers and schools accountable for their performance BEFORE putting any significant time, effort or money into creating a curriculum, training our teachers, or transitioning and preparing our students?

Read the article:

Teachers Say They Are Unprepared for Common Core

Almost half said in a survey they weren't ready to teach the standards, especially to students who are poor or have special needs.