Gov. Markell Discusses Common Core Standards in Weekly Message

Sep 07, 2013 -- 9:50am

In his weekly message, Delaware Governor Jack Markell talked about the Common Core standards, and the impact they’ll have on student achievement.

In his message, entitled “Raising the Bar for Student Success,” Governor Markell explained how Common Core is a bipartisan effort driven by the states to raise the bar for students without interference from federal mandates. Markell says Common Core will emphasize the ability of students to apply lessons from the classroom to real-world situations as the next generation of workers.


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