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How English Teachers Are Reacting To Common Core Nonfiction Requirement

Some English teachers say they're dropping classic works like Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar' in favor of informational texts to satisfy the Common Core's nonfiction requirement.

NPR took a look at the new Common Core literature requirements this weekend. As we’ve noted before, there’s debate about how the new standards’ emphasis on nonfiction will fit into high school English classrooms. From All Things Considered: Before Common Core, students in most high school English classes read mostly literature, but the reality now […]

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