[caption id="attachment_33051" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Nearly every state has signed on in support of the common core standards."]Nearly every state has signed on in support of the common core standards.[/caption]

Math and English instruction in the United States moved a step closer to uniform—and more rigorous—standards March 10 as a revised draft of new national guidelines was released. But the move toward common standards still faces several hurdles, including a debate over what the standards should look like and the significant cost of revising each state's standards and curriculum materials.

Supporters of the Common Core...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources