common core

February 5, 2014

Common Core Implementation And The MSAs

February 5, 2014 - Segment 5 - We turn to standardization of education, and discuss the move to delay implementation of the Common Core curriculum in Maryland schools and to cancel this year's MSAs (Maryland School Assessments), with: Dr. Jack Smith, Chief Academic Officer of the Maryland State Department of Education, and Cheryl Bost, Vice President of the Maryland State Education Association.
December 5, 2013

Discussion of the Common Core Curriculum

December 5, 2013 - Segment 2 - We begin our show with a discussion of the Common Core Curriculum. Our guests are Dr. Sandra Stotsky, former member of Common Core's Validation Committee, and Dr. Morna McDermott, one of the administrators for Opt Out.
September 30, 2013

Common Core: Is It Needed? & How Do We Implement It?

September 30, 2013 - Segment 1 - Our first topic today is the Common Core, educational standards intended to bring curricula that vary from state-to-state into alignment with one other. We begin our conversation by examining the theory behind Common Core and then move into a discussion of its implementation.
July 30, 2013

Education Roundtable: State Standardized Tests & Common Core Curriculum

July 30, 2013 - Hour 1 - We host an education roundtable of guests to discuss whether there should be a moratorium on state standardized testing, and debate the coming Common Core curriculum.