Four Years of CC Math, Damage to Children Can’t be Undone

The Common Core Math Standards mirror the California Math Standards adopted by California in 1992. The problem with the standards was the overemphasis on pedagogy (instructional methods) at the expense of mathematical content knowledge. (link1) Here are some facts about what happened in California. From: A Brief History of American K-12 Mathematics Education in the…

Milgram and Stotsky Urge Parents to Push Back on Common Core

Professor of Education Emerita and former Senior Associate Commissioner in the Massachusetts Department of Education from 1999 to 2003, where she was in charge of revising all K-12 academic standards, teacher and administrator licensing regulations and licensure tests, and professional development, Dr. Sandra Stotsky refused to sign off on the Common Core Standards. Stanford University emeritus professor…