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Students to see new standards
'Common Core' curriculum in place for new school year
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New challenges await Bulloch County students returning to school this fall. As part of the Common Core State Standards adopted by Georgia, and 44 other states, school curriculums have undergone major changes that will expect more, sooner from children than in years past. Just a few examples of what students can anticipate: learning shapes in kindergarten rather than first grade, factoring and multiplying fractions in fourth grade instead of fifth, and being introduced to certain adjective and noun forms three years earlier than when traditionally taught.
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