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Michigan Lawmakers Balk At New Standardized Test

At issue are plans to administer tests to align with new uniform national education standards known as Common Core.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2014

Michigan Gives Final OK To Common Core Standards

The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2013

Mich. Senate OKs Common Core, Waits On Tests

The Common Core standards adopted by 45 states demand critical thinking and problem solving that backers say will give students an education that’s competitive with other countries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

Mich. House Approves Common Core Education Standards

Michigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

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AT&T Helps Schools Meet Bandwidth Surge From Common Core State Standards

States and K-12 school districts are turning to AT&T for networking services like ethernet to increase bandwidth speed in preparation for statewide online assessments associated with the Common Core State Standards, an initiative to standardize math and English curricula by the 2014-2015 school year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

5 Mich. Issues In Doubt Besides Medicaid Expansion

The Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

New National Math Standards Possible

Kids across the nation will be learning a common set of mathematics standards starting this fall, if the Common Core State Standards Initiative is successful.

07/31/2010