With Common Core, Fewer Topics Covered More Rigorously
By cutting back on a hodgepodge of topics and delving deeper into central concepts, the hope is that the children will understand it better.
If the new mathematics standards adopted by New York and 44 other states work as intended, then children, especially in the lower elementary grades, will learn less math this year.
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