FORUM: Common core standards an economic issue

Jack R. Warner, Executive Director and CEO of South Dakota's Board of Regents talks about South Dakota's efforts to implement standards and "new assessments that gauge whether our students are actually meeting the new standards."...

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Common Core a Priority for Colorado’s Colleges and Universities

Mike Martin, Chancellor of the Colorado State University system speaks out on the importance of Common Core to improve the pipeline of students coming out of the education system to meet Colorado's 21st century workforce...

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Confronting the Myths: The Truth About Common Core

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Business Roundtable and the Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a discussion with former Republican governors who played an integral role in the adoption of the Common Core State Standards...

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Common Core will help close gaps

We need to focus on the NAACP's original, broader vision for schools that are both integrated and equal. I believe the new and much-discussed Common Core standards will move us toward that goal....

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Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say

A new set of income statistics says quite clearly: Yes, college is worth it, and it’s not even close. For all the struggles that many young college graduates face, a four-year degree has probably never...

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