Here are news and opinion stories educators, advocates, policy wonks and makers are talking about today:
News and Analysis
I WAS rushing to change trains at Delancey Street in downtown Manhattan earlier this year when a tall young man stepped in front of me, blocking my way through the crowd. He said my name and I looked up. (New York Times)
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan mostly dismissed Gov. Bobby Jindal’s federal Common Core lawsuit against the Obama administration as petty politics during an interview with Yahoo! Screen. (The Times-Picayune)
More than 40 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards, new national academic benchmarks in reading and math. But the Common Core has become the center of a highly contentious debate nationwide. (NPR)
New Jersey
Reworked legislation opens way for large networks of charter schools in Camden. (NJ Spotlight)
North Carolina
A commission on Monday will begin reviewing the Common Core targets for math and the English language that North Carolina’s public school students must meet. (News and Observer)


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