Even if you only follow the issue casually, you shouldn’t miss the Fordham Foundation analysis of state standards and common core standards. But, before everyone goes gaga about the rate of adoption, as impressive as it is all things considered, bear in mind that the real action on this is going to be around what it ultimately means to participate. In other words, questions around assessments, cut scores on those assessments, governance and so forth.
We’re still at the point where this is mostly akin to joining a gym. We are not yet at the point where the workouts are defined.