Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors
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Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors

The Business Roundtable announced last month that its #1 priority is the full adoption and implementation of the Common Core standards. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is likewise making a full-court press to advance the Common Core. Major corporations have taken out full-page ads to insist that the Common Core must be adopted. Many leading figures in the … Continue reading

It’s official: No PARCC field tests for Florida
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It’s official: No PARCC field tests for Florida

Florida has dropped its role as fiscal agent for PARCC, with an eye toward leaving the Common Core testing consortium altogether. So it should come as no surprise that the state won’t participate in PARCC’s field testing of its assessments come springtime. Still, education commissioner Pam Stewart made the decision official just before Thanksgiving, alerting superintendents that the … Continue reading