CPRE : Consortium for Policy Research in Education

Journal Article

School Districts' Conundrum: Opt out or Master the Standards

CPRE Co-Director Jonathan Supovitz offered insight on the 2015 opt-out phenomenon that swept the nation in a recent article with Journal Standard.

As parents, teachers, and children object to the educational reform of Common Core, Supovitz supplied the history of Common Core, explained its ambitious standards for knowledge and skills; and defined how, triggered by the right combination of reasons, has become a political "hot potato."


Jonathan Supovitz

Publication Date

July 2016


Journal Standard