I read ‘The Man Behind Common Core Math‘ twice. It is personal, candid, and gives a different perspective of Common Core (CC). Part of CCs development was a happy accident. Other parts had unhappy consequences that must be addressed. Motives and methods of for-profit testing companies are questioned.
Which are the elephants in the room, the Standards; the Tests; the power brokers’ funding, or the passing rates? Let’s consider which of these babies we should throw out with the bath water. You will find some useful sources and some interesting ideas.