Karen Nussle, executive director of the Collaborative for Student Success, takes the Wall Street Journal to task on its recent Common Core coverage.
The Collaborative came up with a whopping 9 mistakes and misrepresentations of the standards in the Journal, which we’ve cross-posted on our blog. Here are a couple of them:
Five years into the biggest transformation of U.S. public education in recent history,
Common Core is far from common.
Though 45 states initially adopted the shared academic standards in English and math, seven have since
repealed or amended them. Among the remaining 38, big disparities remain in what and how students are taught, the materials and technology they use, the preparation of teachers and the tests they are given. A dozen more states are considering revising or abandoning Common Core.