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Caddo's new Chief Academic Officer on Common Core Standards

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Louisiana's Education Superintendent John White just released a 10-year plan outlining how he'd like to go about incorporting the Common Core Standards into schools across the state.

The Common Core Standards,  are a tougher set of grade-level standards of what students should be learning in subjects like English, math and reading.
White says his recommendations are focused on decreasing the growing concern over the state's implementation of standards in classrooms.
Caddo's new Chief Academic Officer  Keith Burton, applauds his efforts.

" I think what he has realized is that from hearing and talking to teachers all around the state is they needed more time to effectively 
Implement and build a curriculum to support those standards and high expectations," said Burton


White's proposal will be considered by the board of elementary and secondary education in December.

 

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