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<p>A fifth-grade teacher presents an English language arts lesson. Schools across the country, including Portland, have begun implementing Common Core standards for academics which come with more difficult testing for students. (AP photo) </p>

A fifth-grade teacher presents an English language arts lesson. Schools across the country, including Portland, have begun implementing Common Core standards for academics which come with more difficult testing for students. (AP photo)

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Common Core Rollout

Schools implementing new standards, tests

Oregon is set to begin implementing the new Common State Standard testing, mandatory for all public schools in the district; but how will the new more vigorous standards effect students.