Common Core standards are a hot topic lately. At least 40 states have adopted the academic standards for their students, Wisconsin included. But, now there is pressure to back away from Common Core.
Experts and officials from around the country gathered in Milwaukee this week, in part, to discuss educational standards and accountability.
Forty-five states including Wisconsin have adopted what’s known as common core standards. They’re federal criteria outlining what students should learn in math and English at specified grade levels and how it should be taught.