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See How Quickly the Common Core Debate Has Shifted in Ohio

Some schools are already teaching the Common Core curriculum, and using Common Core text books like this one.

Just a few months ago, there wasn’t much public controversy surrounding the new academic standards Ohio is rolling out in its public schools. Seemingly every big player in state education policy supported the Common Core standards. The teachers unions, school administrators, PTA and department of education all agreed that new standards were a good idea. [...]

Gov. Kasich Signs New Ohio School Report Card Bill HB 555

Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a bill that will change how Ohio schools are graded. The bill (HB 555) replaces the current method of rating schools with labels ranging from “Excellent” to “Academic Watch” with an “A-F” grading system. Under the new report-card system, it will be harder for schools to earn top [...]

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