ISBE: Survey shows Illinois teachers gearing up to teach new Illinois Learning Standards

SPRINGFIELD— A survey of 1,300 teachers across the state revealed that 80 percent of respondents are working in school districts with implementation plans for the new Illinois Learning Standards, which are based on the Common Core, ensuring more students will be instructed under the more rigorous, internationally-benchmarked standards.  The majority of those responding report components of the new standards for math and English Language Arts are already part of their current lessons or will become part of instruction next school year. Read the rest of the story HERE.