Current Issues in Education PowerPoint


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Current Issues in Education PowerPoint

  1. 1. Current Issues in Education:Common Core State Standards<br />By Kayla Chambers<br />
  2. 2. English (language arts) and Mathematics standards for grades K-12.<br />Skills students should achieve before graduation.<br />Prepare students for life after graduation.<br />Standards are the common from state to state.<br />46 states have joined.<br />Exceptions: Texas and Alaska.<br />What is the Common Core State Standards Initiative?<br />
  3. 3. Why are these standards needed?<br />It is important that we prepare students as much as possible to compete with people from the next state as well as the next country, or continent. <br />
  4. 4. Math Standards Include:<br />Mathematical Practice<br />Number<br />Quantity<br />Expressions<br />Equations<br />Functions<br />Modeling<br />Shape<br />Coordinates<br />Probability<br />Statistics<br />
  5. 5. Reading<br />Writing<br />Speaking and listening.<br />English Language Arts Standards<br />
  6. 6. This initiative will affect approximately 45 million students.<br />What effect will these standards have on K-12 Education?<br />
  7. 7. The NGA with CCSSO are creating a process to create the standards.<br />1st career readiness standards<br />Then K-12 standards<br />Validation committee will review them.<br />
  8. 8. The standards in math and English are expected to be validated in November.<br />K-12 standards are expected to be drafted this winter.<br />
  9. 9. Supports the program.<br />Planning a $350 million grant to encourage states to adopt.<br />The Obama Administration<br />
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  11. 11. Conclusion<br />
  12. 12. Sources<br />