Common Core Series

Common Core In Tennessee: July Education Conversation
Audio / Common Core Series / Tennessee

Common Core In Tennessee: July Education Conversation

Professional Educators of Tennessee Executive Director J.C. Bowman discusses Common Core in Tennessee. 45 states and the District of Columbia are beginning to implement Common Core standards in English and math this school year.

Middle School Teachers from northeastern Louisiana Take a Break from Field Research at Black Bayou. Photo by John Hughes.
Audio / Common Core Series / Louisiana

Field Research Meets Common Core Standards

A group of middle school science teachers in Louisiana are studying natural conditions in a bayou. The plan is to take their research findings to the classroom. But the project also connects to new Common Core educational standards.

Georgia Teachers Prepare For Introduction Of Common Core Standards
Audio / Common Core Series / Georgia

Georgia Teachers Prepare For Introduction Of Common Core Standards

The start of the new school year will bring a big change for schools across the South: the introduction or broadening of new so-called “Common Core” standards for what students should know in math and reading. Throughout the summer, teachers in states across the South have been brushing up on the new standards.