“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky
The Hechinger Report
MAY 21, 2016
Since Kentucky became the first state to adopt the Common Core in 2010, the achievement gap between students with disabilities and their nondisabled peers has widened slightly – despite sweeping expectations the more rigorous standards would help eliminate disparities in academic performance. But to expect that the Common Core – or any standards – alone will move the needle is overreaching, he said. This includes assistive technology devices.