Commentary: Collaboration is key to effective common core transition

School districts need to work together to implement the Common Core State Standards, writes Emmett D. Carson, CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, Calif. Carson writes that the foundation has launched the Silicon Valley Common Core Initiative to urge the 54 school districts in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to collaborate on implementation to save money and achieve the best results.

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