Features September 2014
Two takes on the Common Core
Conservative arguments for and against the Common Core.
Editor’s note: The following essays have been adapted from Common Core: Yea & Nay, which will be published by Encounter Books this month.
Our conservative Core
by Sol Stern
Many conservatives, perhaps a majority, now believe that the Common Core State Standards are among the worst things ever to happen in American education. And why wouldn’t they believe it? For the past three years they have been bombarded by conservative media outlets...
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