Mercedes Schneider has identified 17 states where protests against Common Core standards are heating up, in some cases leading to a slowdown or cancellation of implementation.
“Over one-third of the states whose governors and state superintendents signed the CCSS Memorandum of Understanding as part of US Department of Education Race to the Top (RTTT) funding are now percolating with CCSS misgivings.
“That is what happens with top-down reform. The “bottom”– those directly affected by the “top’s” decisions– eventually seethe.”
She provides a description of each state where CCSS is in trouble.