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Education Nation (Common Core Curriculum) #1031580

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 24, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) This week’s Education Nation summit in New York City and the ranking of American students among other nations noted.

(New York: Rehema Ellis) The buzz over the common core curriculum, a standard of learning that provides a blueprint for K-12th grade English and math, examined; scenes shown from J.B. Atkinson Elementary in Louisville. [Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Donna HARGENS†- says students moving state-to-state will have a common expectation of what they’re supposed to learn.] [New Visions for Public Schools Russell WEST†- notes teachers are overwhelmed at the transition.] [J.B. Atkinson Elementary Leslie MONTGOMERY†- says before common core, teaching was a lot about a checklist.]

Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema

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