Tag: karen nussle

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and the Common Core Confusion

On March 14, 2016 Karen Nussle, Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Success, weighed in on Common Core which came up in the March 10 GOP debate: To the casual observer watching last Thursday’s Republican presidential debate, it must have seemed that K-12 curriculum in America is tightly managed by federal bureaucrats, and Common Core State...

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9 Reasons Why the Wall Street Journal Got it Wrong on Common Core

Statement from Collaborative for Student Success Executive Director Karen Nussle: This week the Wall Street Journal published an extensive front page story that, at best, misrepresented the persistence of the Common Core, and at worst, was largely erroneous. In fact, the story was so inaccurate that we easily assembled a list of the nine most egregious...

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Five Years After the Common Core: State of the States

This new infographic from Mission Readiness shows legislative activity around the Common Core for all states with legislative sessions that ended in 2015. The graphic is inspired by a  July 1, memo from Karen Nussle, Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Success. Read the memo “Common Core Has Prevailed Again.” Visit Mission Readiness for more...

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Common Core has Prevailed Again

On July 1, 2015, Karen Nussle, Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Success, released the following memo showing how the Common Core State Standards continue to prevail across the country: Five years after the states initiated the creation of Common Core State Standards and then voluntarily adopted them, the debate over whether the standards will survive...

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