Diversity in Core Knowledge

by Linda Bevilacqua, President, Core Knowledge Foundation In the wake of recent events across America, the Core Knowledge Foundation has received a number of inquiries from educators asking for guidance as to how they can ensure that their students become familiar with the history and experiences of all Americans. While the resources suggested below, many…

Read More ›
CK puts knowledge at the heart of learning

More Resources for Parents Working With Children At Home

A Special Note to Schools – Please feel free to share this communication with your parents and students. With each passing day, we continue to hear from teachers and parents looking for resources and guidance to address students’ educational needs at home.  Although we offer many instructional materials for free download, many parents have asked…

Read More ›

Additional Free Resources

At the Core Knowledge Foundation, we know it can be difficult to sort through the many lists of possible resources to use with students at home—and to figure out which ones will truly advance learning during this unusual time. A Special Note to Schools – Please feel free to share this communication with your parents…

Read More ›

Free Online Core Knowledge Foundation Resources

With the coronavirus bearing down on schools, teachers, students, and families, the Core Knowledge Foundation is committed to doing all that we can to support you by providing free online resources. We hope you will share these resources with other teachers, families, and friends. With schools across the country closing and moving to some form…

Read More ›

Core Knowledge School Ranks First in Colorado SAT Scores

Congratulations to Liberty Common High School’s class of 2019! Seniors at the Fort Collins, Colorado, charter school broke the state SAT record with a total mean score of 1322.  The impressive numbers earned top ranking in the state, a clear 25 points ahead of second-place. For the 2017-2018 school year, the overall mean score for high…

Read More ›

Happy Thirtieth Anniversary to Cultural Literacy!

In this back-to-school season, we celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of E. D. Hirsch, Jr.’s CULTURAL LITERACY, the book that started the Core Knowledge movement and sparked both heated arguments and thoughtful discussions, many ongoing today.

Read More ›
page image

Core Knowledge Launches New Website!

A website that’s been around for many years is like a garage in a long-occupied house—stuff piles up, accumulates, gets stacked on top of and behind things. It may be good stuff, but it can be hard to find or out of date. Sometimes you just have to roll up your sleeves and undertake a good spring cleaning.

Read More ›