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Common questions, with answers, on Common Core education standards

The Times-Picayune – Danielle Dreilinger

“The Common Core State Standards lay out specific skills that students in each grade should learn in mathematics and English. They have been adopted by 46 states and the District of Columbia, though Minnesota opted for English but not math.” (more)

Arne Duncan: Why I am optimistic about education in America

The Christian Science Monitor – Arne Duncan

“During the past 4-1/2 years, and on my recent bus tour of the Southwest, I saw great principals and teachers; courageous leaders from the business, faith, and nonprofit sectors; engaged parents; and communities pulling together to serve students. Education is a shared responsibility.” (more)

Small number of schools drop out of lunch program


“The Agriculture Department says 524 schools—out of about 100,000—have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier foods last year.” (more)