Have No Fear, the Common Core is (almost) Here

commoncore1We hardly had a chance to celebrate our students’ performance on the 2013 MCAS exams – in case you haven’t heard, CCSC 10th graders earned a #1 ranking in English for the second straight year – when the Boston Globe ran a front-page article with the headline, “Online exams may replace MCAS tests.”

As the story explained, the new online tests will be piloted this year and next as part the state’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards. Continue reading “Have No Fear, the Common Core is (almost) Here”