The Common Core State Standards have vaulted into the national consciousness lately thanks to some high-profile dissenters, like Louis C.K. (“Kids teachers parents are vocally suffering.”) and Stephen Colbert (“Common Core testing is preparing students for what they’ll face as adults — pointless stress and confusion.”)
NPR has created a FAQ for parents and community members that sorts out the issues.
Find the resource here.
Here is a recent piece in the Bangor Daily News on the same topic.