“Hopefully, some day, we can track children from preschool to high school and from high school to college and college to career. We must track high growth children in classrooms to their great teachers and great teachers to their schools of education.”
Common Core money man Bill Gates defends K-12 experiment in ABC News interview - "Gates is a very smart man and must have heard all of these concerns before. But the fact that he doesn’t address them suggests that he can’t. And that means there is merit in the critics’ arguments."
Beware of "Everyday Mathematics" The authors of Everyday Mathematics do not believe it is worth student’s time and effort to fully develop highly-efficient paper-and-pencil algorithms...The mathematical payout is not worth the cost, particularly because quotients can be found quickly and accurately with a calculator.