Assessing Common Core standards

In Fordham’s latest report, Stars By Which to Navigate? Scanning National and International Education Standards in 2009, expert reviewers appraised the draft “Common Core” standards and compared them to the reading/writing and math frameworks that undergird the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and the Programme for International Student Achievement (PISA). The strengths and quality of these efforts vary significantly. Read the report here.