Common Core: Math standards developers refuse to sign off, schools implement unapproved standards
“Mathematics Professor R. James Milgram of Stanford University, the only mathematician on the Validation Committee, refused to sign off on the (Common Core) math standards, because they would put many students two years behind those of many high-achieving countries.”
For example, “Algebra 1 would be taught in 9th grade, not 8th grade for many students, making calculus inaccessible to them in high school. The quality of the standards is low and not internationally benchmarked.”
Dr. James Milgram, Professor of Math at Stanford University, emeritus, had such serious reservations about the fuzzy math of Common Core (Obama’s educational movement) that Milgram refused to sign off on the standards’ adequacy– as an official member of the Common Core Validation Committee.* states Rachel Alexander with RWN.
What are we doing in Tennessee and across the nation to our children?
A push to…
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