By Keith M. Phaneuf and Jacqueline Rabe Thomas

With the 2014 General Assembly session one week away, House Republican lawmakers and the leader of the state’s largest teachers’ union Wednesday called for a public review of the controversial Common Core education standards…


While push-back has been strong to Common Core, the Connecticut Council for Education Reform said that ‘we will oppose any delay in implementation of the Common Core State Standards.’

Though public discourse is important, ‘districts have had plenty of time to establish aligned curricula and instruction,’ the reform council added. ‘At this point, all schools should already have been teaching curricula that are Common Core aligned, and all students should already have been adjusting to these new standards for several years.’

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