Column: Time to move past fight over state’s education standards



With the recent adoption of new state education standards in English and math, it is now time to move on to the real job — teaching to those standards.

The standards replace the national Common Core State Standards, of which Indiana was an early adopter only to put the plan on hold just as teachers and school systems were moving forward to match their lesson plans and classroom activities to those requirements.

Common Core, a national education guideline adopted by 45 states, was drawn up by a coalition of educators from across the country.

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