Common Core


Discouraging report card reinforces need for rigorous educational goals

Something has to be done to better ensure that today’s children will be able to compete on the global platform of tomorrow.

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How to Successfully Transition to the Common Core for Math

Gathering the necessary resources and developing a solid plan is essential to implementing the Common Core

The costs, time, and technology of Common Core implementation

As widespread adoption of the Common Core State Standards moves ever closer, the initiative is coming under attack from both the left and right. But school district leaders must ignore the politics and focus on the practical realities of implementation: costs, technology, and training.

New Jersey school district goes 2.0 with digital upgrade

In addition to a multitude of construction projects and repairs made over the summer, the Bayonne school district has upgraded its internet infrastructure by going wireless, which will allow the school to prepare for the Common Core by moving tests online.

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Fight to keep the Common Core from being implemented in schools

Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of the political spectrum.

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So You Think You’re Ready for Common Core Math?

Game-based software can help your students get ready for upcoming standards and assessments

Mich. Senate hearing on Common Core focuses on tests, state ed board

The Michigan Department of Education does not have an exact cost for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, but education officials are limited in what actions they can take under the budget provision blocking funding for the standards.

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ASCD Offers Professional Development Institutes for the Common Core State Standards

ASCD, the global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading, announces 23 face-to-face learning opportunities focused on helping educators align instruction to the new Common Core State Standards.

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South Carolina group wants to stop Common Core

Some Horry County residents who want to repeal the state’s adoption of new standards for South Carolina schools have organized a group to educate people about the Common Core initiative and stop the changes that already have begun.

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