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State implements Common Core teaching standards
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Tennessee is one of 46 states implementing Common Core State Standards teaching. The Common Core State Standards are a set of standards for math and English developed by state leaders to ensure every student who graduates high school is prepared for college or the workforce.The standards go much more in depth than in years past. These standards will require new approaches to teaching and students will be required to master more critical thinking and problem-solving skills.Autumn Turner, K-5 director of instruction for Warren County Schools, said, “Teachers in Warren County used to teach 1 mile wide by 1 inch deep.

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