Monthly Archives: July 2013

Oakland Schools

The Common Core Prioritizes Skills, Trusts Teachers to Select Content

By Delia DeCourcy, secondary literacy consultant, Oakland Schools This post responds to Robert Shepherd’s claims about the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards in a post on Diane Ravitch’s blog on July 5.  Shepherd is a curriculum designer and textbook developer who contends that “The Common Core will be the final nail in the […]