WV Common Core in the News

Filed in News by on September 1, 2014



Second common core forum takes national approach  Posted Oct 24,2014,  Updated Oct 25, 2014 by Erin Timony

With the call for increasing technology in classrooms rising to an undeniable height, many have asked, “Where are we going from here?”  Continue



Sandra Stotsky:  Common Core gets things backward  Posted: Aug 28, 2014 9:39 AM EDT Updated: Aug 31, 2014 9:00 AM EDT By Erin Timony

In a crowded room at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Bridgeport Aug. 24, members of the Legislature, parents, teachers, school board members and concerned citizens gathered for an open Common Core curriculum town hall forum, featuring Sandra Stotsky. Continue


Common Core finding little support in WV Last updated: August 31. 2014 2:15AM  By Ron Gregory

BRIDGEPORT – “Common Core” is a term on the lips of many educators and state legislators. That was particularly true during recent legislative interim committee meetings in Bridgeport. Basically, the reference is to an educational evaluation program geared toward setting standards for students who are heading to college or to working careers. Continue


Chamber panel discusses state’s educational issues  Posted: August 30, 2014 By Tina Alvey

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Maligned by some as an attempt to impose a nationwide curriculum on elementary and secondary schools and force teachers to “teach to the test” more than ever, Common Core has strong defenders among West Virginia’s education leaders. continue           READ OUR RESPONSE TO THIS ARTICLE HERE:       RegHrld08312014



Education panel discusses Common core at WV Business Summit Posted: Aug 29, 2014 10:37 AM EDT Updated: Sep 01, 2014
By Erin Timony

According to West Virginia Board of Education member Lloyd Jackson, “we have to absolutely stay the course.” Continue

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