Nashua Board of Education seeks Common Core clarity
Some educators and communities welcome the new guidelines they feel emphasize abilities needed in a science and technology-rich economy and culture. Others worry about the loss of local control over schools, and untested and unfunded mandates from state and federal governments.
At Nashua’s first workshop on Common Core, school board members expressed support but they also wanted more details on how teachers will bring the standards into their classrooms.
“In my view, if Common Core would suddenly go away, we wouldn’t be doing anything different,” he said.
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