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Ky. to Model Staff Development for Common-Core Standards

By Catherine Gewertz — November 15, 2011 1 min read

Kentucky has been chosen as a demonstration site for a new, statewide professional-development model reflecting the common standards that all but four states have adopted. Learning Forward, a professional-development group formerly known as the National Staff Development Council, is leading the effort, with funding from the Sandler Foundation. Six other states—Georgia, Illinois, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington—will help develop the system.

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A version of this article appeared in the November 16, 2011 edition of Education Week as Ky. to Model Staff Development for Common-Core Standards

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