Should All US Students Learn the Same Thing? 08 June 2011 VOANews.com
Would a President Romney Hurt the Common Core Effort? Michele McNeil on June 8, 2011 Education Week
Mitt Romney Town Hall Meeting Jun 3, 2011 Video of the meeting. Start viewing at minute 32. A member of the audience asks about the federal takeover of education.
Ten Steps to a Better ESEA (with apologies to the Fordham Institute): How to re-authorize ESEA so that it might actually upgrade K-12 education Sandra Stotsky April 23, 2011 EducationNews
How to Avoid Dumbing High Schools Down in Re-authorizing ESEA Guest Post by Sandra Stotsky February 22, 2011 Jay P. Greene’s Blog
Common Core State Standards Change Reading in 6 Ways 04.06.2011 Paper Legate K-12 Education
Keeping Current on Common Core (CIC Snapshot) June 7, 2011 Education Publishing
Schools search for money for technology upgrades June 4, 2011 Wendy Burton Muskogee Phoenix “Just getting a copy of the Common Core State Standards into the hands of every teacher is going to be an enormous cost in paper,” said Hilldale’s Faye Garrison, director of curriculum and assessment.
Assessment and the Common Core State Standards: Let’s Stay on Top of It! by NCTM President J. Michael Shaughnessy NCTM Summing Up, June 2011
How Big a Change Are the Common Core Standards? Frederick Hess 06/02/2011 EducationNext “The Common Core puts considerably more emphasis on operations, less on basic algebra and geometric concepts, and more on probability.”