Common Core ELA Standards
Literature or Technical Manuals: Who Should Be Teaching What, Where, and Why? Sandra Stotsky, Professor Emerita of Education Reform, University of Arkansas Paper presented at the Educational Policy Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, January 25, 2013 I. Purpose Over 45 states adopted Common Core’s ELA standards in 2010, in some cases before they were even written. Only in 2012 did […]
Read Heather Crossin’s January 16th, Indianapolis Star letter to the editor, entitled Corporate interests behind Common Core. She sets the record straight about the finding of the Fordham Institute report, “The State of State Standards – and the Common Core in 2010,” which categorized Indiana’s English Language Arts Standards as “clearly superior” to those of […]
What’s in the Common Core State Standards content? Several reviews have brought up areas of concern.
By SANDRA STOTSKY, Ph.D. The defeat of Tony Bennett as Indiana’s State Superintendent of Education was attributed to many factors. Yet, as one post-election analysis indicated, the size of the vote for his rival, Glenda Ritz, suggests that the most likely reason was Mr. Bennett’s support for, and attempt to implement, Common Core’s badly flawed standards. Common Core’s English […]
Below is an embedded article written by Sandra Stotsky reviewing the Common Core ELA Standards for The Heritage Foundation. Common Core Standards’ Devastating Impact on Literary Study and Analytical Thinking by Sandra Stotsky