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New York State Parents See Long-Term Success as Top Benefit of Common Core

A new survey from ConnectEDU reveals that parents in the state of New York view the top benefits of the Common Core as “improvement of my child’s long-term success” (19.4 percent) and “greater college and career readiness” (18.4 percent). A large percentage (42.2 percent) of parents believe that technology can help ease the transition to the Common Core curriculum.

Additional survey findings surrounding parents’ technology preferences revealed:

  • In addition to the “improvement of my child’s long-term success” and “greater college and career readiness,” parents also cited the following benefits of the Common Core Reform: A deeper visibility into their child’s progress (14.6 percent) Easy access to education tools (11.4 percent) Greater control over their child’s progress (10.6 percent)
  • A desire to implement classroom technology that would allow tracking of their child's progress in real-time (44.9 percent), as well as: Educational tools to use at home (32.6 percent) Notification if their child is falling behind (26.6 percent) Personalized coursework recommendations (23.8 percent)
  • Parents would take advantage of educational technology that recommends supplemental coursework designed to improve their child's performance in the classroom (37 percent)

Starting this Fall, New York school districts will have access to DataCation Compass, an educational dashboard built by ConnectEDU and CaseNEX-DataCation to support this transition.

For more information about the Common Core and the DataCation Compass technology visit: http://www.connectedu.com/datacation-compass.

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