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Podcast 11 – What is the Common Core?

In this show, I cover:

  • What is the Common Core?
  • History and tie to No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
  • Potential impact for me and the children in my life
  • Who created the Common Core?
  • Possible benefits and consequences
  • Are states rebuffing Common Core?
  • What a real revolution in education might entail

References:

Common Core

Common Core Language Arts Standards

Common Core Math Standards

States that have Adopted Common Core (in some form)

ASCD Map of States that have Adopted Common Core

Department of Education – No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

FairTest.org Article – NCLB

Turmoil swirling around Common Core education standards

The coming Common Core meltdown

Some states rebrand controversial Common Core education standards

MD superintendents criticize implementation of school reforms

After-school program helps students improve skills

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