NJ Educators: Common Core Leads To High Achievement
“The Common Core is another step along New Jersey’s pathway to high academic achievement and expanded educational opportunity,” says Patricia Wright, executive director of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association.
In a recent opinion piece picked up by the Asbury Park Press, Wright explains how Common Core helps prepare New Jersey students for 21st century careers. New Jersey has been implementing Common Core since 2010, so the standards are nothing new. In fact:
“Earlier this month, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation published a state-by-state report card on K-12 educational effectiveness. As you might expect, New Jersey earned an ‘A’ in the categories of academic achievement, academic achievement for low-income and minority students, post-secondary and workforce readiness, and international competitiveness.”
Read the full article at the Asbury Park Press.