All posts tagged Common Core

Student Speaks Out Against the Common Core

You probably haven’t heard me say very much of what’s bad about the Common Core. That is because on the surface, it’s a fairly good idea. It creates an outline for education that mostly every state has adopted, which would make the learning criteria virtually identical across the board. It was open to input from […]

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The Class of 2013 Didn’t Quite Meet Up to Standards (Either)

Last year, the College Board reported a drop in SAT scores from the Class of 2012┬ácompared to the year before, showing that only 43% of high school graduates were ready for college. For the Class of 2013, scores remained virtually unchanged. This is making the College Board a little peeved and are now marking the […]

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The SAT and the Common Core

Ok, so I just ripped that title off the College Board‘s site, but hopefully they won’t mind. In a press release, they announced that they would be adjusting their tests to align with the CCSS. Other standardized tests will be doing the same, though what will this mean for those who aren’t in the public […]

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The Common Core

Many understand by now that our public education system is in dire need of a serious kick in the pants. The problem though is that it’s not clearly understood exactly what it is that needs to be changed to improve a system that really isn’t working the way it should. For many, the issue is […]

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