Common Core Sparks Less Outrage In California

The Hechinger Report (10/16, Wingert) reports that though the adoption of the Common Core Standards has led to controversy and political rancor in several states, “that pushback is largely missing in California...even among some of the more conservative districts.” The article describes in positive terms the implementation of the standards in some California districts, suggesting that shifts to new “ambitious” standards in the 1990s have acclimated the state to such changes.