Common Core

Kerri Burnside teaching 4th graders at Eastside Elementary, Clinton. Credit: Desare Frazer/MPB.
Common Core / Mississippi

Mississippi’s 4th Graders At The Head Of The Class On Nation’s Report Card

Mississippi is at the head of the class nationwide on assessment tests of 4th grade students. Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Desare Frazer visits one classroom to learn more about why this is the case.

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Common Core / Louisiana

Louisiana Releases Preliminary PARCC Results

Last spring, students across Louisiana took a new standardized test called PARCC – also known as the Common Core test. Now the state has released preliminary test scores.