Common Core challenging to school district students

The state of Pennsylvania is moving towards the Common Core standards which lays out what students should know and are tested on.

Three Conneaut Valley Elementary School teachers and CVE principal Adam Jardina, along with Conneaut School District curriculum director John Hines, touched on some of the requirements and testing taking place or being planned for.

Residents of the school district should understand that when various test results are released that they should take - with a grain of salt - the complexity, the challenge of the requirements.

These tests are for 3rd and 4th graders. An example of an English Language question is as follows - What inference can best be made from the details in the sentence with four statements listed.

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