December 14, 2012
In the New York Times’ Room for Debate article, “National, but Not Federal,” former Governor Jeb Bush reaffirms the roles of states and the federal government in the development and implementation of Common Core State Standards. “The development and implementation of Common Core State Standards is an example of state and federal levels of government acting within their proper role. After developing them, states are taking the lead to determine how the standards are to be met and to administer tests. Along with school superintendents, principals and teachers, they will make decisions on curriculum. Washington offers incentives for the implementation.”
Read more here.