ExxonMobil Shows Support for Common Core
“It does a good job explaining how a commonsense idea that most can agree on – equipping American schoolchildren with basic skills in order to help them compete in a modern economy and participate in civic life – has gotten mired in acrimony and argument.”
While agreeing that there is some legitimate criticism of Common Core, Cohen concludes:
“As we’ve said before, the Common Core helps define the knowledge and skills children should be learning on the way to the colleges and careers of the 21st century. The voluntary standards do not say how to get there. That is a state and local matter.”
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