A new study released by Pioneer Institute shows that states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards should include a literature-based standard.
Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute wrote a great op/ed entitled “Schoolkids missing the Twain” for the Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette that paints a picture of how the Common Core State Standards disproportionate use of informational texts will impact school kids. An excerpt: Mark Twain’s greatest achievement was “Adventures of Huckleberry […]
First you have the “Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained” written by Adam Berkin, Vice President of product development at Curriculum Associates. They will cash in on the change as will many other curriculum companies and consultants. He wrote: Since the 1960s, text difficulty in textbooks has been declining (Source: CCSS Appendix […]