The Common Core State Standards have been designed to standardize educational content across the nation. So far, these standards have been accepted by 46 states, and are apparently close in the rest. Yet, the standards are suddenly under attack by ALEC, a conservative political group that believes so strongly in limiting government that it is willing to attack the one sure way to ensure equal educational quality across all US schools. The blog author ends this post with the following questions:
What do the standards symbolize that is so important? What should the public know about Common Core if they are to make an informed judgment about them?
I’d like answers, too.
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