Common Core

Common Core: Placer County students rank above state average

Public school students across the U.S. participated in the first round of Common Core testing last spring, and now the results are trickling in. The tests measured student achievem ...

Sierra College trains high school math teachers to meet Common Core requirements

In October, more than 20 high school teachers challenged with teaching to the new Common Core Mathematics Standards completed a four-session, two-month, hands-on algebra training p ...

Common Core allows for creativity, invention, Rocklin planning team member says

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part story detailing how the Rocklin Unified School District is implementing the state Common Core standards into its classrooms. ...

Understanding Common Core academic standards

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part story on Rocklin Unified School District’s implementation of the Common Core standards. Read more next week. In a countr ...