New PDF release: Common Core Dilemma—Who Owns Our Schools?

By Mercedes K. Schneider

In her new publication, bestselling writer Mercedes Schneider offers little-known information about the background of the typical middle nation criteria. She lifts the veil on how the typical center used to be constructed, who was once found in the again room, the rush to copyright it in order that test-makers might revenue, and the urgency for governors to signal commitments prior to the criteria have been even accomplished. CCSS is publicized as being a state-led, teacher-developed process absolute to make sure that all scholars are university- and career-ready. by means of the tip of this eye-opening booklet, readers will come to appreciate the CCSS and its attendant tests as whatever very different—an education-restricting, profit-garnering chance packaged as an education-sounding revenues pitch. Common middle Dilemma will attract readers around the political spectrum who are looking to greater comprehend the position of organizations, nonprofits, huge donors with strings connected, and the government in exercise regulate in our schools.

“Mercedes Schneider is the correct individual to take an in depth examine the controversies round the universal middle. She is not just a highschool instructor, but additionally holds a Ph.D. in learn tools and records. not anyone digs deeper than she to appreciate the politics, cash, and personalities in the back of mammoth issues.”
Diane Ravitch, professor of schooling at long island collage, historian of schooling and bestselling writer, writer of Reign of Error

“The universal center 'state' criteria swept the kingdom in an academic coup d’etat six years in the past. The crusade was once so speedy that almost all Americans—indeed so much educators—had by no means even heard of the factors once they have been adopted. Mercedes Schneider has develop into the nation's top detective investigating this 'whodunnit' secret, and right here she tells the story, from the beginning.”
Anthony Cody, educator, author, and public speaker

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