The Creation of the Standards

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Susan Pimentel, lead writer of the Common Core State Standards for ELA / literacy, explains the process that went into creating the Standards at the 2013 NBC News Education Nation Summit. Nine minute video.

Education Nation is NBC News' year-round initiative to engage the country in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America. This year, NBC and Teaching Channel collaborated on a Common Core Teacher Institute focused on what the Common Core State Standards will mean for classroom instruction.