NPR Lays Out State Of Common Core Across US


NPR’s All Things Considered (7/24) aired a segment on the state of the Common Core Standards across the country, focusing on eroding support among the leading teachers unions, based on concerns about teacher evaluations using Common Core-aligned tests. The piece also describes efforts to repeal the standards in various states, three of which have been successful. The segment then focuses on the debate over the standards in Louisiana, and the issues that have surrounded implementation. A transcript of this segment can be seen here.