There are People Actually Defending the Common Core Math Program!

Common Core has come under attack. Critics say the standards enlarge federal control of education — and do a lousy job teaching math. Those attacks, however, rely on gross distortions and misunderstandings, say defenders of the standards. Joseph Almeida has taught math for a decade, first in New York and currently in Massachusetts. In 2008, his students had the second-highest math test scores among charter school children in Manhattan. While he taught successfully even before Common Core Read more […]