California's Common Core results show challenges of teaching new method
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Two LAUSD teachers talk about the struggles of teaching the new Common Core method to students.
Results of the new Common Core tests, taken last spring by more than 3 million public school students, were released Wednesday. Let's just say, they weren't pretty.
Only 44 percent of students met or exceeded English standards. A mere 33 percent met or exceeded math standards. Results were even lower for Los Angeles Unified School District.
What does this say about education in the California?
Joining Take Two to discuss:
- Bootsie Battle-Holt, math teacher math at Marina del Rey Middle School and Performing Arts Magnet
- Erin Sopapunta, English teacher to 11th and 12th graders at Polytechnic in Sun Valley