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Arizona Educators Dismayed After New, Revised Classroom Standards Delayed

| December 21, 2016
Arizona Educators Dismayed After New, Revised Classroom Standards Delayed

Common Core standards for teaching came to Arizona in 2010, and gave guidance to public education. In March 2015, Arizona’s governor told the State Board of Education to review the standards, and a revised draft would have gone before the board next week.

But, a contentious meeting (Dec. 14) delayed the approval.

The new standards would strengthen how to teach what time and money are in primary grades, and extend cursive teaching through fifth grade. These and other changes came after more than 10,000 public comments on the process.

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