The History of Common Core State Standards

Bidwell, Allie
February 2014
U.S. News Digital Weekly;2/27/2014, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p7
The article focuses on the Common Core State Standards, which is aimed at raising the achievement levels of students across the U.S. It specifically lay out what students should know and be able to accomplish by each grade. In 2008, former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano has written an initiative that led to the creation of a task force. The report released by the task force in December 2008 became known as the Common Core State Standards.


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