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Fri., Jan. 25, 2013, 4:50 p.m.

PM Headlines — 1.25.13

Borah Elementary Kindergartner Alex Sande sutdied the number 6 during class recently. The school has started a new curriculum including Common Core Math. The national education standard was created so students nationwide in K-12 are studying the same stuff at the same grade level and are career or college ready when they graduate. The standards are higher than what's currently required, about a grade level higher for Washington and Idaho. The approach will teach more critical thinking. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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