What I’d Like to See

. . . is some kind of real discussion of the Common Core Standards, instead of something like this: “One thing that the Common Core addresses is quality versus quantity,” said Dr. Nicholas Jankoviak, coordinator of federal programs for Paragould School District. “With Arkansas Frameworks we’re talking about student learning expectations, with Common Core, we’re […]


This debate about the Common Core Standards is one in which I have a deep and abiding interest. In the last year, much of my content development work has been to write (or edit or review) materials addressing these standards. As standards go, what I can say is that they’re fine. Nothing unusual. Nothing at all outside of […]