Fordham Institute

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    The Common Core debate in NC

    Good advice… “Here’s a pro-tip for Checker [Chester E. Finn, Jr.] and Common Core’s deep-pocketed backers… As opposition to Common Core grows in state legislatures and schools around the country, don’t dismiss those critics as crazies from your perch in DC.” – Jay Greene, University of Arkansas, “The End…
    Terry Stoops, June 6, 2013
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    Estimated cost to implement Common Core State Standards

    According to a new report published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, North Carolina may have to spend as much as $302.5 million to implement the Common Core State Standards, a set of uniform English and math standards adopted by the North Carolina State Board of Education, 44 other…
    Terry Stoops, May 30, 2012