Common Core Brings K-12, Higher Ed. Together
Three-day forum showcases strategy used in Kentucky
If college and university faculties do not embrace the common-core standards as solid indicators of college readiness, what do the standards mean?
That was one of the big questions hovering over a national forum here last week about how precollegiate and higher education can work together to use the new English/language arts and mathematics standards as the basis for stronger curricula, instruction, teacher preparation, and college success.
The three-day gathering was organized to showcase Kentucky’s push to bring its K-12 and higher education systems together to improve students’ preparation for further study after high school. Twenty-two states sent representatives, mostly from the higher education sector, to hear about projects that contribute to what University of Maine Chancellor Richard L....
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