Some have said that the Common Core State Standards have been driven primarily by corporate officials, politicians and testing companies.
If that is the case . . .
- Who stands to profit?
- Should Corporations control educational Policy in the United States?
Below are some links that reflect on the issue:
Education Reform is the Best Stock on the Market
Who Will Profit from the Standards?
Conflict of Interest Arises as Concern in Standards Push
Pearson Education Looks Within to Beat McGraw Hill
Pearson Education: World's Leading Education Business is Launched
Alfie Kohn: Debunking the Case for National Standards
Susan Ohanian: Stop National Standards
Data Warehousing Will Destroy Your Soul
Schools Matter: Stimulating Corporate Control of Education
Business Round Table: Education, Innovation and Workforce Initiative