Standards

District of Columbia’s Headlong Dive Into Common Core

By Lesli A. Maxwell — June 14, 2013 1 min read

Education Week reporter Catherine Gewertz was embedded over several months in an 8th grade classroom in the District of Columbia school system to document the rollout of the common standards in English/language arts. Join her Monday, June 17, at 2 p.m. for a live chat to hear more about the district’s experience so far and what other school systems can expect to encounter as teachers put the new standards into practice.

A version of this news article first appeared in the District Dossier blog.