TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gewertz, Catherine
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Education Week;6/6/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
76455408

 

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