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In Chicago, Public Schools Work Towards a 'Common Core'

Clip: 12/03/2012 | 8m 39s

Some states, including Illinois, have recently adopted new public school curriculum guidelines called the Common Core State Standards. While some teachers feel relief at having clear guidelines, Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW reports from Chicago on a more contentious aspect of the new implementation: student and teacher evaluation.

Aired: 12/03/12

Rating: NR

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