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What Common Core Looks Like in a Second Grade Classroom

National Public Radio

This summer, we're telling the story of the Common Core State standards in reading and math. 43 states, plus Washington D.C. are now using them. As teachers and students try to make sense of what's changing and what's not the NPR team wondered, what do the standards sound like in a classroom. Michigan Radio's Sarah Alvarez has one answer in our latest postcard from a Common Core classroom.

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