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Author: Cameron Yanoscik

Ms. Ren has a B.S. degree in Physics, and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. Her professional career began as a design engineer at IBM. Her visionary and leadership skills led her to positions in business and management in high tech and financial services companies. She founded a technology and new media based enrichment program, which rapidly grew to a successful program in schools and community enrichment programs.

Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 2:28 p.m. by Cameron Yanoscik | View Comments

As the educational director at a private educational institute, I was intrigued with the proposal and passing of the new Common Core Standards in the United States. And, like most educators, I had a lot of questions. As a parent of a school age child I also had a lot of questions about how it would be implemented in local schools. A recent parent meeting at my daughter’s school district raised many more questions than answers. Here I am happy to share some of the findings from my own research on Common Core standards. Findings on the Common Core Standards ...