TITLE

CUT TO THE CORE

AUTHOR(S)
DEL GUIDICE, MARGAUX; LUNA, ROSE
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;8/11/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 32, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the decision of several U.S. states, including Oklahoma and South Carolina, to withdraw from the voluntary education standards system Common Core State Standards. The authors suggest that the decision will leave teachers with insufficient time and direction to prepare for the school year; that the decision marks the increasing politicisation of education; and the decision by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) to moderate its support for the Standards.
ACCESSION #
97460938

 

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