'Rooted in Common Sense'

Sewall, Gilbert T.
June 1992
Education Week;6/17/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 39, pS12
The article reflects on the issue of setting national standards of education in the U.S. National curriculum standards in basic subjects act as frames of reference for teachers and provide a baseline of core knowledge and academic achievement. At present, student performances are driven by internal, family or teacher expectations and not by a coherent curricular standard.


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