In light of recent backlash against implementation of the controversial learning standards in public schools, private Catholic schools around the country are reconsidering Common Core and how it may fit within the Catholic mission.
CHR Comment: Mission is the key element in these changes. Common Core is designed to prepare children for college, which is important. But Roman Catholic educators wish to reestablish the spiritual goals of their work: creating faithful believers who will go to heaven.
Source: Why Catholic schools are reconsidering Common Core – CSMonitor.com