Kan. schools chief backs common core amid opposition

02/24/2013 | Topeka Capital-Journal (Kan.), The

The Common Core State Standards will better prepare students for college and the workplace by training them in "higher-level thinking," says Jana Shaver, Kansas State Board of Education chairwoman. In this interview, the former teacher counters arguments again the common core, saying the state participated in the creation of the standards and did not face federal pressure to adopt them.

View Full Article in:

Topeka Capital-Journal (Kan.), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified school District
San Frnacisco, CA
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ