Common Core: Perspectives From the Classroom
Education Week Commentary and Education Week Teacher asked five leading educators to assess the state of common-core implementation from their perspectives, as those who are closest to it.
Teacher Ariel Sacks says that the key to realizing the potential of the common standards is teacher input.Read Commentary
Read Commentary While the standards offer depth, they are not well supported by school instructional policies, writes teacher John Troutman McCrann.
Read Commentary Following his district's big academic gains, receiver/superintendent Jeffrey Riley explains why he won't yet implement the standards assessment.
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Vol. 34, Issue 25