Wyoming flips in support of science Common Core

(Wyo.) Convinced that new curriculum standards are the key to adequately preparing students for 21st century careers, Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday signed legislation repealing a statewide ban on the Next Generation Science Standards.

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GOP targets teacher training as a state priority

(Calif.) A new state priority promoting professional training for teachers would be added to the list of standards school districts must measure up to under a proposal released Wednesday as part of a GOP Assembly legislative package on education.

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