The Cardinal Newman Society offers these Catholic Curriculum Standards as a resource for educators to keep focused on what makes Catholic education unique.
New paper outlines “fundamental and profound differences” between goals of the Common Core State Standards and the goals of Catholic education.
From Florida Catholics Against the Common Core about the Common Core Task Force formed in the Diocese of St. Augustine. Bishop Felipe Estévez has tasked a committee to study the Common Core State Standards and develop a position statement for the diocese concerning this issue. The committee would like to hear your comments and your ideas […]
Layton Elliot, the math chair at Brebeuf Jesuit Prepartory School in Indianapolis, IN, recently testified against the Common Core Math Standards during the Indiana Legislative study committee hearing last Tuesday. I’ve been told by those who live in the area that this school is well-respected in the community, in particular, their math department. Catholic schools […]
Charlotte Hays of the National Catholic Register had a piece up on how the Common Core State Standards are becoming the cause of concern within Catholic circles. She writes: Catholic schools and dioceses across the country will have to decide whether to adopt the CCSS. Although the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) isn’t endorsing the […]