Implementing the Common Core State Standards will be challenging--but not impossible--according to experts speaking in New York this week at the Education Nation summit, part of an NBC News initiative, U.S. News reports. The new standards, adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, require English and math lessons to go more in-depth to teach students critical thinking and analytical skills, in order to develop students who are more prepared to succeed in college and the workplace. During an informal survey at a discussion panel on Monday, 92 percent of those attending said they thought rolling...

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