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Professor Faults Common Core as Far Too Narrow


Nicholas TampioNicholas Tampio, Ph.D. is an associate professor of political science at Fordham College Rose Hill.

[He is] currently writing a book on democracy and national education standards. Education is more than just a research interest though; as the father of children in elementary school, Tampio gets to see up close the changing face of American education. In a recent OpEd in the Journal News, “Corporate Science Standards Not Best for Schools,” Tampio expressed deep skepticism of New York State’s newly approved P-12 Science Learning Standards, noting that they’re similar to Common Core standards.

Read more and listen to Dr. Tampio talk Common Core in the Fordham News podcast.


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