America Achieves has a
new weekly feature called Teachers Talk, interviewing educators about why they believe the Common Core works for their classrooms. One teacher says he likes it because it fosters independent thought:
If you can see it yourself, if you can do it yourself, if you truly understand why it works, you’ve got it forever.
Caroline Bermudez is chief storyteller at the Charter School Growth Fund and former senior writer at Education Post. Bermudez has been a journalist for almost 10 years. She was staff editor at The Chronicle of Philanthropy, covering the nonprofit world, with a particular focus on foundations and high net-worth giving. She has interviewed prominent business, political and philanthropic leaders ...