New standards, but what’s changed?




When students return to school this fall, the math and language arts lessons they’re taught will be based on a new set of academic standards; but they shouldn’t notice much of a difference.

As students study math, language arts and other core subjects, they’ll continue to focus on developing their critical thinking skills, just as they’ve done for the past three years.

Today, the State Board of Education will vote whether to adopt a new set of academic standards for Indiana. Those standards will replace Common Core, which state lawmakers opted to drop and replace earlier this year.

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