The Common Core and You
It seems there is a lot of chatter and controversy about the Common Core Standards. According to this article in the Miami Herald, "Separating fact from fiction about Common Core education standards," there has been a recent backlash against the standards. However, the implementation of the Common Core standards has the backing of major business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
What are your thoughts about this article and the Common Core Standards? Did any of the facts surprise you? Share your thoughts here on the NIE Blogging Zone.