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Tenn. Common-Core Training Effort to be Led by Cadre of Teachers
I've been hearing from some district officials that classroom teachers are the best ambassadors for building better understanding and buy-in for the Common Core State Standards in their schools. Tennessee seems to be taking that idea to heart, as the state department of education announced this week that more than 700 teachers are being enlisted to "help their peers navigate the transition" to the new standards. Those 704 teachers were selected through what the state department called a "rigorous application process" to serve as coaches, the press release says. And come this summer, they will help lead five weeks of...