Article Assesses the Costs of Common Core

The Maryland Reporter has released the third in a series of articles analyzing common core in Maryland. Part 1 focused on Common Core’s development, Part 2 looked at what the new standards meant for Maryland public school systems, and Part 3 looks at how the standards are working in Maryland and what they will cost.

As described in the article,

When Maryland adopted Common Core in 2010 it was awarded a four-year, $250 million federal grant, under President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top initiative. Some in the education industry argue that the grant should have covered some of the $100 million estimated IT transition costs, but current Race to the Top funds have already been allocated to other needs.

For more information, see the full story from the Maryland Reporter.

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