Recognizing Progress in Implementing the Common Core State Standards
Education Week (blog)
The Common Core State Standards represent remarkable consensus among state leaders and the professional education community. Stakeholders from K-12 schools and districts, state education departments, institutions of higher education and other entities have come together as individuals and teams, at the state level and national level, to ensure a comprehensive approach to positively impacting student learning. K-12 teachers, school officials and students are absolutely essential to successful implementation of the Common Core standards. Institutions of higher education -- particularly the schools and colleges of education within them that prepare the K-12 educators who will later teach to the standards -- are just as critical.
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