common core education

6:24 am
Wed October 30, 2013

State agrees to changes that allow spending on Common Core standards

Standards have been controversial with conservative groups
LANSING - Without discussion, debate or a roll-call vote, the Michigan House of Representatives agreed today to changes made in legislation allowing the state's Department of Education to begin spending money on implementing Common Core standards. Common Core standards are a national set of expectations of what students need to know in order to be career- and college-ready when they leave high school.
8:18 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

State House panel approves moving ahead with "common core" standards

But chairman of House subcommittee wants ability for state to add or remove standards
Michigan should move forward with the implementation of the controversial Common Core State Standards, says the chair of a state House subcommittee that spent this past summer studying the issue.