LTRP Note: The following is posted for informational and research purposes. In 2013, Lighthouse Trails released Berit Kjos’ booklet titled A “Common Core” For a Global Community. If your child, or a child you know, is in a public school, he or she is almost for sure being affected by Common Core in more ways than one as Kjos’ booklet and this article below shows.
By Joy Pullman
“Contrary to our expectation, we found that [Common Core] had significant negative effects on 4th graders’ reading achievement during the 7 years after the adoption of the new standards, and had a significant negative effect on 8th graders’ math achievement 7 years after adoption based on analyses of NAEP composite scores,” the Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction and Learning (C-SAIL) preliminary study said. Click here to continue reading.