March 24, 2017

Common Core: U.S. Behind 35 Countries in Math

5 Years Into Common Core, 15-Year-Olds Behind 35 Countries in Math Students in the United States have fallen behind kids in many other countries, according to the two largest international benchmarking tests in math, science, and reading. Five years into the implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative (commonly known as “Common Core”), 15-year-old kids in […]

And You Thought It Made No Sense to Cut Math Off at Algebra II…

For the past two years, we have been listening to parents, activists, educators, and average everyday citizens discuss the fact that the Common Core State Standards shortchange secondary school students by cutting mathematics off at Algebra II. People understandably scratch their heads. Why on earth, if the stated goal of all this legislation is to make children […]

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