Teacher Jenna Rosenberg speaks to her first grade class at Walsh Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois (REUTERS/Jim Young).
Do Americans Know How Well Their State’s Schools Perform?
May 22, 2013,
Will Common Core, designed to standardize the curriculum in core academic subjects and eliminate differences in the definition of student proficiency, affect the public's perception of the quality of their state and local schools? Using survey data, Martin R. West examines whether more lenient definitions of proficiency lead citizens to evaluate their schools more favorably.