The Pioneer Institute released a report co-written by Mark Bauerlein, R. James Milgram, and Jane Robbins that reviews Massachusetts new academic standards.
The Common Core’s shift towards informational text we warned would have a negative impact in the classroom. Common Core advocates admit there is a problem.
Joy Pullmann at School Reform News wrote an excellent piece that helps to further demonstrate that the Common Core State Standards were not state-led. While there were many people who served on various committees and work groups all of the feedback was filtered by only five people. After giving a brief history of what led […]
Even the Huffington Post is noting the concern about the Common Core ELA Standards being light on classic literature for high school seniors. They write: But the new guidelines are increasingly worrying English-lovers and English teachers, who feel they must replace literary greats like The Great Gatsby and Catcher in the Rye with Common Core-suggested […]
A new study released by Pioneer Institute shows that states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards should include a literature-based standard.