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This video provides an overview of the Common Core State Standards in ELA/Literacy. NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr. and contributing author David Coleman discuss the background of the Common Core State Standards, their value in the state, the principles of their development, and the changes required of schools during this transition. The video provides an introduction or re-introduction to the standards, as well as fodder for a discussion about what it will mean to implement these standards.
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