VIA Education Week and Grumpy Educators
By Nancy Flanagan on September 5, 2011 9:55 AM
If I were a betting woman, I’d put serious money on the Common Core Everything–not just standards, but assessments and a curriculum package that can be delivered on-line–soon becoming the mandated norm for nearly all public schools in America. In the politicized process of making the tools of schooling “common,” the nation will be continuously subjected to a lot of blah-blah about the absolute necessity of all states having identical “goalposts,” the scientific accuracy of value-added / student growth profile measurement and the vital importance of “rigorous” curricula.
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