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New York Times Article Debunks Myths from Common Core Critics

In a recent New York Times article, “When the Circus Descends,” David Brooksargues that Common Core standards are a positive step toward improving the national benchmark of educational achievement in the U.S., and touts them as a means to get U.S. students more competitive with their international peers.

Brooks’ argument backs the Chamber’s philosophy, which supports Common Core as an important piece of its key educational reform pillar. The Chamber is part of a coalition of like-minded organizations encouraging the incorporation of Common Core standards, as it would expand the Detroit region’s benchmarks for success and educational competitiveness with other regions around the world. To read Brooks’ article in The New York Times, click here.