Many of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts are, when taken in isolation and at face value, fairly innocuous. Who, after all, could be against a fifth grader being asked to “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings or events in a story or drama, drawing on […]
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About Dr. Dan Guernsey
Dan Guernsey, Ed.D., is education policy editor and senior fellow of The Cardinal Newman Society, which promotes and defends faithful Catholic education. He has 13 years’ experience as a high school principal and has served an associate professor and education department chair at the university level. He and his wife Lisa have 6 children.
Entries by Dr. Dan Guernsey
This publication is part of a series of reports on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and how those standards potentially impact Catholic education. As of yet, there has been no serious effort to analyze the impact of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) on Catholic education—one that engages Catholic school educators at […]