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Standardized Testing Underway Across The State

Many Louisiana students are participating in standardized testing this week. What's different about this year's test? We'll explain.

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Louisiana Voters Not As Keen On Common Core As They Once Were

A new survey done by LSU finds that Louisiana voters are becoming less comfortable with the idea of Common Core in our state's schools.

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BESE Board Approves Changes To Replace Some Common Core Curriculum

The state's BESE Board has approved changes that will slowly start to remove the Common Core policy from state's education curriculum.

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Common Core Test Scores Are Reported in Louisiana

Louisiana's education chief says student performance on new, more rigorous standardized tests aligned to Common Core standards was ``roughly comparable'' to results from tests used in the past.

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Common Core Public Hearings Begin August 19

Common Core standards see another school year kicking off this week and next in Louisiana. The department of education has a portal on its website that’s taking public comment on Common Core and a hearing is set for August 19th

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‘No PARCCing’ Events Set for Shreveport and Bossier City

 

A lot of concerned parents will get together at two separate locations this weekend to discuss PARCC testing and how it's affecting their children.

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Caddo Middle Magnet 8th Grader Emily Rose Criticizes BESE Chairman Chas Roemer

KEEL News has received this letter that Caddo Middle School student Emily Rose wrote to the President of BESE.

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Common Core Open Forum Set for Sept. 23, 2014

An open discussion on the Common Core State Initiative and standardized testing is being held Sept. 23, 2014.

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Gov. Jindal Seeks to Block Common Core Test

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order requiring competitive bidding for public school standardized tests, an apparent attempt to derail Louisiana's use of tests linked to Common Core education standards.

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This worksheet distributed to fourth-graders at Abbeville's Eaton Park Elementary has raised controversy because of its use of urban slang.
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Vermilion Parish Fourth-Grade Worksheet Using Urban Slang Raises Concern

A fourth-grade worksheet in Vermilion Parish that utilizes urban slang is under fire after an Eaton Park Elementary parent came forward with concerns.

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3 x 4 = 11? Is This What Your Kid’s School Is Teaching? (Video)

3 x 4 = 11 ? Incorrect, right? Well, not according to 'Common Core', the latest curriculum in America's schools mandated by the federal government.

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