Strong States & Common Standards - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - CCSS, common core, digital learning, edpolicy, edreform | My K-12 Ed Tech Edition |

It just doesn’t make sense to have every community set their own reading and math expectation and try to figure out the shift to digital on their own. It just doesn’t make sense in the digital age to limit families to the learning options presented by local schools. Relying on local control means uneven, inequitable, and parochial education. Common expectations and strong states encourage innovation, collaboration, and expanding options for American families.