PBS NewsHour

How an underperforming school rallied to conquer Common Core

Clip: 04/08/2015 | 7m 14s

Students in 29 states are taking the Common Core tests for the first time this spring. A few years ago, one school in Washington, D.C., changed how it prepares for standardized tests, adopting home visits, pep rallies and new curricula to give students a boost. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza reports on how the educators and students are getting ready to handle the more challenging tests.

Aired: 04/08/15

Rating: NR

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