Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Concessions: More voices invited to critique CCLS implementation

Are the Common Core Learning Standards -CCLS finally giving way to public pressure? Not merely public at large but a collective voice from educators, education policy makers, parents and activists? The American Federation of Teachers is disbursing $30,000  grant for a teacher-led task force in NY & Connecticut to review the  standards.  How often does that …

College & career ready- so show me the money!

College & career ready- so show me the money!

A recent NYT article highlights the pockets of  Common Core opposition while framing the CCLS in a positive light “The standards, which were written by a panel of experts convened by governors and state superintendents, focus on critical thinking and analysis rather than memorization and formulas.The idea is to help ensure that students generally learn …