Common Core Dangers

Common Core Dangers

By Carol Frazier - Politics sure does make strange bedfellows. I believe any policy that is opposed by both the New York State Teachers Union and the TEA Party (not necessarily for the same reasons) needs to be looked at very carefully. Of course, I am referring to the Common Core State Standards. And, of course education is not supposed to be political. (Ahem.) Just about everything you have been told about Common Core by the federal, state and local education establishment is, at best, incorrect, and, at worst, downright false. Starting with the way the standards were developed (and … [Read more...]