The Alabama State Board of Education will consider a draft resolution that would rescind the Common Core State Standards by August 1, 2018.
The UK is investing heavily in textbooks used in schools in Shanghai, China; perhaps the United States could benefit by looking at their methods as well.
Shane Vander Hart: Kids have struggled with their ability to write for a long time, but Common Core has not helped and, in fact, has hindered student progress.
Shane Vander Hart: With the Common Core State Standards our nation will graduate more students who, when it comes to cursive, are functionally illiterate.
Utah State Board of Education member Spencer Stokes was the person who floated the $100 million number to replace Common Core. Where is that coming from?
If it will cost Utah $100 million to replace the Common Core State Standards how much did it cost to implement these sub par standards in the first place?
Joy Pullmann reminds us in Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents to Control American Kids that as parents we are never without options.
Mason Classical Academy in Naples, FL rejected Common Core and their 3rd and 5th grade ELA scores on the Florida Standards Assessment were among the best.
Joy Pullmann: Common Core undermines the teaching of specific core knowledge by promoting classroom methods that emphasize academic skills or practices.
Barry Garelick: To overturn students’ “doing without knowing” reformers have created students for whom “understanding” foundational math is not even “doing” math.