Common core advocates rebut idea that nonfiction replaces literature

12/30/2012 | Education Week

Common Core State Standards supporters are beginning to counter the idea that the new standards will push literature out of the classroom in favor of nonfiction texts, education reporter Catherine Gewertz writes in this blog post. "Contrary to reports, classic literature will not be lost with the implementation of the new standards," reads an e-mail blast from Jeb Bush's Foundation for Excellence in Education.

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