Core Knowledge schools make a difference!
Across the country, children are building strong foundations of knowledge in content-rich classrooms. Here you can learn about how Core Knowledge is making a difference!
- See and hear from people who are putting Core Knowledge to work in their classrooms.
- Read about recent honors and awards received by our schools for their commitment to excellence and to closing the achievement gap.
- Learn about various research studies on the effectiveness of Core Knowledge.
Success Stories: What People Are Saying
Teachers and administrators offer firsthand accounts of how Core Knowledge is making a difference for their students.
From Teachers in Core Knowledge Schools:
My students’ writing changed when I began teaching Core Knowledge Language Arts. Debbie Reynolds, Diedrichsen Elementary School in Sparks, Nevada
I’ve been delighted to see how eager younger students are to dig into history and science content. Bridget McCarthy, New Dimensions Charter School in Morganton, North Carolina
You’d think kindergartners wouldn’t be interested in Mesopotamia, but they love it, all of it. They’re just like sponges, taking all of this information and absorbing it. Debbie Jenkins, Bogalusa City Schools in Louisiana
This has been the single most powerful curriculum implementation I have seen in my 16 years of education. Deanna Zarichansky, Trousdale County Elementary School in Tennessee
It has the information and vocabulary students need and it has the space for teachers to make it their own for their students. Adrienne Williams, teacher at an urban charter school in Washington, D.C.
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