20150115 - Common Core Immanual Lutheran (KG) - nwherald

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Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Norma Viets (left) talks with Aiden Ayares, 10, during the 5th grade math class Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran School in Crystal Lake. If private schools don't accept federal money, they don't need to follow Common Core. The new curriculum standards are affecting textbooks and the standardized tests required to get into college. Immanuel Lutheran adopted math textbooks tied to the Common Core.