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Ventura County schools implementing Common Core–What We Need Instead of Common Core

Ventura County schools implementing Common Core–What We Need Instead of Common Core

Editor’s Note: Common Core is being implemented in our county schools.  The math is heavily reliant on language skills which are taught with only a nod to phonics. Many young students are already being left behind by the system.  Dr. Sandra Stotsky, is a Professor Emerita at the University of Arkansas, writes seven things states […]

Common Core Sparks Debate

Common Core Sparks Debate

News By Michael Hernandez (Photo by Marc Langsam) THOUSAND OAKS—A packed audience of almost 400 parents from Conejo Valley Unified School District gathered for a community Forum at the Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center on Monday, June 10th that featured proponents and opponents to Common Core education debating the merits of new learning […]