Letters to the Editor

March 6, 2014 2:52 PM

Letter | Former SC education superintendent shares ‘the real story’ of Common Core

In 2010, when I was state superintendent of education, then-Gov. Mark Sanford and I joined with the governors, chief state school officers and state boards of education of 45 states to sign on to a nationwide effort to improve the rigor of what we expect of students in mathematics and language. The confusing and irrational differences among states in their expectations was limiting our students’ ability to succeed and our nation’s ability to compete.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Cornmeal buttermilk biscuits recipe 07:51

Cornmeal buttermilk biscuits recipe

Aynor baseball team shaves coach's head after big win 00:22

Aynor baseball team shaves coach's head after big win

34 snakes removed from home of man bitten by cobra 01:27

34 snakes removed from home of man bitten by cobra

Ben Hur movie trailer 02:34

Ben Hur movie trailer

'Fixer Upper' hosts reveal where they'd live if they weren't in Texas 03:45

'Fixer Upper' hosts reveal where they'd live if they weren't in Texas

FBI, DEA produce documentary warning teens about heroin 01:55

FBI, DEA produce documentary warning teens about heroin

Mayo Clinic: Is your refrigerator-freezer healthy? 01:10

Mayo Clinic: Is your refrigerator-freezer healthy?

How to bet on the Kentucky Derby 03:08

How to bet on the Kentucky Derby

Myrtle Beach weather forecast for May 5 01:14

Myrtle Beach weather forecast for May 5

NMB Bank Robbery Suspects Caught 06:28

NMB Bank Robbery Suspects Caught

Adam Scott will skip the Olympics 01:50

Adam Scott will skip the Olympics

Share Video

Bond Denied.mp4

Editor's Choice Videos