Common Standards Bring Savings, Or Billions in Costs, Report Says

Gewertz, Catherine
June 2012
Education Week;6/6/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p13
The article discusses the costs of implementing the Common Core State standards in education in the U.S., according to a report published by the think tank Thomas B. Fordham Institute co-authored by Patrick Murphy and Elliot Regenstein. The article looks at the costs of the approach of buying textbooks, annual assessments, and teacher development. Topics include comments by Theodor Rebarber, the author of a Pioneer Institute study critical of the educational standards, and curricular quality.


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