curriculum http://wunc.org en Fact Check: Clearing Up 7 Common Core Claims http://wunc.org/post/fact-check-clearing-7-common-core-claims <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The new Common Core standards have been met with growing criticism from many state leaders, teachers and parents. The standards were initially adopted by 45 states and introduced to North Carolina classrooms in 2012. They’re meant to replace a hodgepodge of state standards with one set of clear, consistent goals for what students should learn in Math and English at every grade level.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Reema Khrais 33310 at http://wunc.org Fact Check: Clearing Up 7 Common Core Claims