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Putting Common Core in Context: Why it Matters

Putting Common Core in Context: Why it Matters

A key impetus or the Common Core State Standards has been American students’ standing in the world. The authors of two recent books on countries that fare well in international comparisons place the current U.S. initiative in its global context.

Speakers: Amanda Ripley, author and journalist; Mark S. Tucker, National Center on Education and the Economy; Michael Alison Chandler, Washington Post (moderator)

Recorded at EWA’s Nov. 4, 2013 seminar “Common Core at the Crossroads: What Comes Next?”