Phillips, Vicki, and Carina Wong, "Tying Together the Common Core of Standards, Instruction, and Assessment," Phi Delta Kappan, 91(February, 2010), 37-42.


Gives the conception and rationale for the Common Core Standards being developed by the Gates Foundation for use nationally in the U. S.; assumes a single set of standards are appropriate for all students, both college and non-college bound, no matter local or individual student needs; hopes this plan will be enacted into legislation.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Standards and Testing, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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