February
24th 2012
February a Month to Remember (or Forget) in National K-12 Standards Debate

Posted under Education Politics & Federal Government & Grades and Standards & Independence Institute & PPC & Research

Last spring I told you about a growing movement to oppose the Common Core standards and accompanying assessments, as well as the momentum toward a national curriculum. Well, a recent spate of evidence suggests that the Common Core cause has fallen on hard times, to say the least:

Since before I pointed out the anti-national curriculum petition nine months ago, many key Colorado education leaders (including my Education Policy Center friends) have added their names. The momentum (and the case) against the Common Core push continues to grow stronger. Depending on which side you take, February 2012 will be a month to remember — or a month to forget.

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