Behind the Headline: Fariña’s Past Offers Possible Clues about Future of Common Core Rollout
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Fariña’s Past Offers Possible Clues about Future of Common Core Rollout
1/8/14 | Chalkbeat New York
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The Lucy Calkins Project
Summer 2007 | Education Next
As New Yorkers wonder how new schools chancellor Carmen Farina will handle the rollout of the Common Core standards in the city schools, Patrick Wall looks back at how Farina managed the introduction of a new standardized curriculum in the city’s schools ten years ago when she served as deputy chancellor. The new curriculum back then was developed by Lucy Calkins, who Farina counted as a mentor. Barbara Feinberg took a critical look at that curriculum in the Summer 2007 issue of Ed Next.