Are Some States Reconsidering the Common Core?

Most states are much closer to implementing the Common Core State Standards, however, some states are reconsidering their options due to a number of factors. “Teacher training is expensive says Michael Horn, co-founder and executive director of the nonpartisan...

Common Core Requirements For Vocabulary Learning

Children who enter kindergarten with a small vocabulary don’t get taught enough words—particularly, sophisticated academic words—to close the gap, according to the latest in a series of studies by Michigan early-learning experts. The findings suggest many...