What Do Common Core State Standards and Catholic Schools Have in Common?
McDonald, Dale, Momentum
Many in the Catholic education community deem it better to be proactive rather than reactive and are adopting the standards in a manner that is consistent with their mission and culture
Since 1983, education reform has focused on standardsbased education as a means to remedy what the report "A Nation at Risk" termed "the mediocre performance" of American school children. Almost 30 years later, the nation is still grappling with the importance and impact of standards on educational outcomes. More than ever, Catholic schools are drawn into the discussion.
Why National Standards and Why are States Adopting Them?
Several factors have influenced the development of the …
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Publication information: Article title: What Do Common Core State Standards and Catholic Schools Have in Common?. Contributors: McDonald, Dale - Author. Magazine title: Momentum. Volume: 43. Issue: 3 Publication date: September/October 2012. Page number: 14+. © 2099 National Catholic Educational Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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