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USD 428 examines common core standards

The USD 428 School Board meeting began with a hearing for the 2012-2013 fiscal year budget, which the board approved as written.  Then, the board learned the details about the new Common Core Standards that are going to change the face of how kids receive their education in the district and throughout Kansas, starting this year.  
“Children will be required to think and solve a problem,” USD 428 Curriculum Director John Popp said.  “They won’t be able to just memorize an answer.  The focus is going to be more on thinking and realizing why they got the answer.”
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