By Ian Hanigan
BY TERRY L. WALKER, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
The most sweeping educational reform of the nation’s public schools is on its way, and it happens to align nicely with the direction the Irvine Unified School District is already heading.
Set to be implemented over the next two years, the California Common Core standards are part of a national movement that will bring focus and clarity to the work of educators. More to the point, they were thoughtfully crafted to promote understanding at a deeper conceptual level, placing an emphasis on thinking critically and creatively, articulating positions, taking intellectual risks and collaborating effectively.
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