With Common Core comes tougher standards

By Corinne Saunders

The Daily Advance

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Editor’s note: Our look ahead at 2014 continues with a look at challenges educators face in the coming year.

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Common core dictated by the Federal Gov.

Those 45 states that adopted the Federal Common Core Standards are the states that accepted the Federal Money from the Obama Administration. The stipulation for the grant money is that the states must teach what the Federal Government dictates. Bev Purdue is the one we can thank who put the state of North Carolina behind the "Common Core 8 Ball". She accepted the education stimulus federal money now the state has to jump through the federal guideline hoops.

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