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Why the Common Core? Part 1: The Rigor Argument

Why the Common Core? Part 1: The Rigor Argument

In 2010 The Fordham Institute, a nationally recognized education think tank, reviewed Wyoming’s 2008 revised public school education standards for English Language Arts [ELA] and Math.   Fordham's unflattering grade for Wyoming's ELA was a “D”; Wyoming Math standards flunked with an “F.”

That same year, Wyoming’s State Board of Education adopted a nationally developed set of “college and career ready” standards for ELA and Math to replace Wyoming's standards.  The Fordham Institute favored these national "Common Core Standards.” They rewarded the Common Core ELA a “B+” and gave Common Core Math an “A-.”  This demonstrates, claimed national standard supporters, that the Common Core is more "rigorous".

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