Comprehending Common Core: Upside, Downside & "My Side"

Pollin, Sharon
December 2014
Southern Jewish Life;Dec2014, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p23
The author discusses the Common Core State Standards Initiative in the U.S. Topics discussed by the author include the two lawsuits filed by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal which are designed to derail educators from aligning their teaching to the said education standards, the benefits offered by the initiative to American schoolchildren, and the individual standards created by every, school, districts and state which she considers to be broad, vague and lengthy.


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