Will Michigan change its mind on Common Core standards?

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Michigan’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards, a set of learning goals embraced by 44 other states in the nation, should have been a slam dunk given the widespread support that exists in the state.

But the standards, which for the first time provide common expectations of what students should learn from one state to the next in math and English language arts, are coming under increasing attack in Michigan and elsewhere in the country.

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