Many of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts are, when taken in isolation and at face value, fairly innocuous. Who, after all, could be against a fifth grader being asked to “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text […]
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About Dr. Denise Donohue
Denise Donohue, Ed.D., is the Director of the Catholic Education Honor Roll at The Cardinal Newman Society. She earned her doctorate in school administration, with a concentration in curriculum development and a dissertation on the establishment of private, independent Catholic schools. She has served as interim chair and visiting assistant professor of a college education department, founder and principal of a Catholic high school, founder and religion coordinator for a Catholic grade school, and assistant head of a Catholic K-12 school.
Entries by Dr. Denise Donohue
This is part of a series of reports on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and its potential impact on Catholic education. Of key importance to parochial, private, and public school administrators and superintendents is the question of how to address the costs associated with the technological requirements for assessing students under the new Common Core […]