Louisiana Common Core compromise earns support from all sides — including Bobby Jindal

Common Core Rally

It seems unlikely that anything will stand in the way of the Common Core compromise barreling its way through the Louisiana Legislature now that Gov. Bobby Jindal has finally signed on to the agreement.





Are New Common Core Tests Better Than Old Multiple-Choice Exams?

A student writes on her paper at a desk.

You are a congresswoman’s chief of staff and she needs your help coming up with a position on whether a nuclear power plant should be built in the district. These are the kinds of prompts students across the country are being presented with during the first round of Common Core testing this spring.




Why Common Core Math Problems Look so Weird

There’s a pretty good reason why parents are confused by their kids’ new math homework . . .


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