Ten years of Common Core have been a disaster -studies

When Common Core first crept upon us from the Gates Foundation and other coevals, and then came into being in most states for real in 2010, it was hailed as just the thing to turn the tide on America's falling educational standards. President Obama's longtime education secretary, Arne Duncan hailed it as this: "the Common Core State Standards may prove to be the single greatest thing to happen to public education in America since Brown v. Board of Education." The Washington Post praised it as an Obama legacy thang - here's its headline: Obama’s real education legacy: Common Core, testing, charter schools Obama himself claimed it made everything so much better:  So bottom line is: higher graduation rates, higher college attendance rates, more money for Pell grants and work to make sure that the interest rate on student loans haven’t gone up; working to expand early childhood education and...(Read Full Post)
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