Questionable Quality of the Common Core English Language Arts Standards


Dr. Sandra Stotsky of the Pioneer Institute and the University of Arkansas, a member of Common Core’s Validation Committee who refused to sign off on the Standards, criticizes the ELA standards as “empty skill sets . . . that weaken the basis of literary and cultural knowledge needed for authentic college coursework.”Common Core’s focus on skill sets rather than true content is unlikely to genuinely educate students in English.”

Questionable Quality of the Common Core English Language Arts Standards.