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Officials expected to okay Common Core standards

JACKSON — Despite ongoing opposition, state education officials are expected to approve new Common Core standards that they say will prompt students to think more analytically and learn less by memorization. Following discussions held yesterday, the state Board of Education was likely today to approve new high school course descriptions, and a transition plan for standardized tests and new textbook ...

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Mississippi science standards get C

HATTIESBURG — An educational research institute gives Mississippi a grade of C for what it describes as mediocre standards for teaching science in public schools. But state associate superintendent Trecina Green tells The Hattiesburg American it’s a tremendous improvement from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s last report. In 2005, Mississippi got an F from the Washington-based group. Green says only ...

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