Common Core Standards Compared To E.D.


Hirsch Writing. The Washington Post (10/5, Mathews) reports that people support Common Core because they see parallels between it and the philosophies of E.D. Hirsch Jr. The scholar argued that “children often don’t learn to read very well because they have not been taught enough facts about their world to understand what they are reading,” and the Common Core standards aim to give students a content-based system to learn social studies and geography.