Near the end of a public letter issued today, the CEO of the Gates Foundation included a quasi-apology for how they’ve handled their support of the Common Core Standards:


Of course, perhaps they should have also talked to us all about if, on a list of needs, did we all think a new set of standards was really that high?

You can read more about it in Ed Week’s article, Gates Chief Acknowledges Common-Core Missteps.

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