The Business Case for Common Core State Standards

July 2013
Atlanta Tribune;Jul2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p19
The article discusses the support given by U.S. companies and other business entities for the Common Core State Standards, or elevated academic standards developed collaboratively by U.S. states. It mentions ways in which economies like Georgia's can benefit from having highly skilled graduates. Predictions by Common Core proponents are also addressed, including consistency of standards across the U.S., improved global competitiveness, and an emphasis on real world skills.


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