The Business Roundtable and their Endorsement of CCSS
If you have wondered why the business community has endorsed the Common Core, you can learn why in a video posted here. At minute 21:10, Scott Fast, Executive Director of Accenture Foundation outlines why the Business Roundtable has lent their support. Among the reasons
- The standards are clear and concise
- The standards are grounded in evidence
- The standards are internationally benchmarked and
- The standards deal honestly with the remediation issue in states
Fast’s comments end at minute 27:00 and are worth a watch/listen to have a better understanding of why the Roundtable, as well as other corporations, has rallied around these outcomes.