Out In Left Field: More Common Core-inspired issues: the communication skills of non-native English speakers… and of Common Core Authors

Two side-by-side articles in this past week’s Education Week show a disconnect between what the Common Core authors vs. actual classroom teachers think are the biggest challenges posed by the Common Core. First, there’s an interview with William G. McCallum , the lead author of the Common Core Math Standards. McCallum cites coverage of fewer topics as the biggest change brought by the Common Core, and fractions, ratios, and proportional relationships as the biggest challenges to teachers.

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