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Surveying the Common-Core Chatter: How Will the Standards Fare in 2015?

If you’re closely watching how the Common Core State Standards fare in states this year, there’s been plenty of coverage and commentary about the standards for you to enjoy at the start of 2015.

Discussions about the fate of the English/language arts and math standards have in some cases begun to resemble those around the stock market: Was last year’s turbulence around the common core a small market correction that will leave its long-term trajectory largely unharmed?

Or was last year’s controversy over the standards merely the first warning sign of a coming bear market and a significant “sell-off” among states?