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February 19, 2010

Bait and Switch: Update

The relentless Robert Pondiscio of the Core Knowledge blog followed up on this morning's post regarding Department of Ed official Kevin Jennings' surprising declaration that the Department's view on Common Core standards is currently "focused on the academic standards" and is "starting" with math an...

February 19, 2010

Bait and Switch on Common Standards?

We've been told time and again that the current common standards push is guided by the mantra "fewer, clearer, and higher" standards. That's a good thing, since efforts to craft expansive standards tend to crumble under their own weight. Recall what happened to the national history standards panel ...


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