"Putting the Pieces in Place" by Robert Rothman

Robert Rothman explains that the unprecedented efforts to implement the Common Core State Standards distinguish this round of standards from past reform efforts, ensuring that the CCSS will make a difference in education. While noting that funding for implementation is a major challenge, Rothman points to individual state progress, such as in Kentucky and Utah, as well as national and cross-state efforts to support his claim that the CCSS may generate real changes in instruction. Read the article here.

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  • Channel: About the Common Core State Standards
  • Tags: Robert Rothman, Standards Deviation, James Spillane, Common Core State Standards, CCSS, budget, implementation, adoption, assessments, Kentucky Department of Education, Continuous Instructional Improvement Technology System, Massachusetts, Utah, Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, MCAS, Utah Common Core Academy, Indiana, Partnership for teh Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, PARCC, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, U.S. Department of Education, college, university, post-secondary education, National Science Foundation, Pearson, The Gates Foundation, Acheivement Partners, funding, The Pioneer Institute, Thomas B. Fordham Institute 
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