David B. Cohen has written an excellent post about the Common Core debate that arose out of my Education Week Teacher column this week on implementing the Common Core in Language Arts.

Check out Common Core: Implications of Collaboration.

Here’s how it begins:

The implementation of the Common Core State Standards is underway, and the imminent transition that will affect most American public schools is sparking a wide variety of reactions among educators I know and interact with, or whose writing I read online. At the extremes are the enthusiastic adopters and the active resistors, and in between, a wide swath of teachers who are still sorting out their reactions as they learn more about the content of the standards and the implications of their adoption.