Who developed the Core Curriculum?
A 60-person work group developed the Core Curriculum. Most of them were education vendors and test developers.
How many teachers were involved?
No practicing teacher participated.
Who benefits from the Core Curriculm and its tests?
What were the results when the CC testing was used?
According to an exclusive report in the New York Daily News, the Common Core testing widened the achievement gaps between high-needs students and their advantaged peers. 2/3 of the students in New York failed the Common Core Tests.
Do any private schools use it?
Private schools are not using CC or its tests, or a value-added teacher evaluation based on student test scores because the parents wouldn’t stand for it.
What about the costs?
What are your final thoughts?
Common Core, another big step in the ruination of public education in America.