Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 36 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds   

WSJ: Common Core in Jeopardy Due to Costs of Implementation

Quicklink Submitted By   9 comments, 5 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

(Image by frankieleon)
  Details   DMCA

THE LIES ABOUT COMMON CORE? Don't miss this one if you are confused about the truth! Michael Rothfeld of the Wall Street Journal has written the best, most balanced account that  Diane Ravitch has seen of the perilous condition of the Common Core standards. but The article FAILS to explain adequately why 46 states adopted the untested standards --it happened because of the $4.35 billion offered as a state competition, but only to states that agreed to do what the Obama administration wanted --embrace  the standards. He documents why states are dropping out. The cost turned out to be a deal-breaker. There is something bizarre about pouring billions into untested standards and tests at a time when districts like Philadelphia, Detroit, Milwaukee,  are struggling to maintain basic services in their schools and at a time when privatizers are targeting the very existence of public schools. 

Read the rest of the story HERE:

Must Read 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Other Series: View All 959 Articles in "Access: the POWER of MONEY"

Other Series: View All 526 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend