Common Core In North Carolina
Common Core state standards have been adopted by 45 states across the US, including North Carolina. But there are many—both on the right and the left—who think that the Common Core standards are flawed and should be replaced with other options. North Carolina’s debate on this topic is particularly interesting, with people of all backgrounds coming down on either side of the issue, including the Governor and the Lt. Governor. We’ll be joined by a defender of Common Core and an opponent, who doesn’t want Common Core standards in North Carolina. We’ll learn the details about what is included in the Common Core and hear two perspectives of the debate.
- Charlotte Observer: The conservative case for Common Core academic standards
- John Locke Foundation: 60 Questions About Common Core: Answers for North Carolinians
- John Locke Foundation: Common Core State Standards: The way forward