TITLE

No Strings Attached

AUTHOR(S)
CONNELLY, GAIL
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Principal;May/Jun2010, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses proposed changes in disbursement of Title I funds which would require states to adopt common core standards or certify with their state colleges that existing standards ensure students are college- or career-ready. She argues against the proposal because it will exclude needy children, the standards are a work in progress, and it tempts states, districts and schools with large sums, concentrating resources to a select few and threatening harsh punishment for noncompliance.
ACCESSION #
49226718

 

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