Students, like Miriam Cooper, working a problem at the Smartboard, participate in math problems in Dana Snapp's class at Fuquay-Varina Elementary School. Students there have been using Common Core Math for the past four years. School administrators say it is working for both the students and teachers, while some parents are looking to get rid of it. Rene Herrick, teacher leadership specialist in mathematics at the school, not seen, says the system is important to keep in place.
Students, like Miriam Cooper, working a problem at the Smartboard, participate in math problems in Dana Snapp's class at Fuquay-Varina Elementary School. Students there have been using Common Core Math for the past four years. School administrators say it is working for both the students and teachers, while some parents are looking to get rid of it. Rene Herrick, teacher leadership specialist in mathematics at the school, not seen, says the system is important to keep in place. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Students, like Miriam Cooper, working a problem at the Smartboard, participate in math problems in Dana Snapp's class at Fuquay-Varina Elementary School. Students there have been using Common Core Math for the past four years. School administrators say it is working for both the students and teachers, while some parents are looking to get rid of it. Rene Herrick, teacher leadership specialist in mathematics at the school, not seen, says the system is important to keep in place. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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