Rebranding Common Core – Same Old, Same Old
|09/29/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
New York is in the process of revising Common Core Standards, at least that is what its State Education Commissioner claims. According to MaryEllen Elia, the State Education Department “isn’t just tinkering around the edges and doing small, little things.” Elia argues the proposed revisions “more clearly defined for our teachers across the state” what they should teach while maintaining “rigorous standards.” Elia also wants to change the name of Common Core Standards to something like Academic Standards, which does not seem like a meaningful revision to me or other Common Core critics.
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