Does the common core write off fiction?

12/2/2012 | Washington Post, The

The writers of the Common Core State Standards say the standards do not require the elimination of fiction from literature classes. David Coleman, who led the effort to write the standards, said there has been an overreaction to the directive to add more nonfiction material, which he said applies across all school courses -- not just English -- so historical works, studies and other documents can be added to social studies and even math in an effort to prepare students for college and careers.

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