What is Common Core Curriculum and Why Should You Care?

One can hardly avoid the topic of Common Core curriculum these days. Common Core has become shorthand for the Common Core State Standards, which were proposed as a way to make sure that American public schools were preparing American students to compete in a technologically complex and global economy.

A Changing of the Guard

In 2012 Leigh stepped away from the leadership of the program she had created 15 years earlier, and it was Classical Conversations’ very first student, her oldest son, Robert, who became the new CEO.

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God Blesses Classical Conversations with Rapid Growth

As Classical Conversations began to expand outside the central North Carolina area, Leigh developed the idea of local communities led by directors and tutors for the three programs: Foundations, Essentials and Challenge. The contract workers received extensive training and resources to better offer the Classical Conversations programs in their local communities.

An Idea Takes Form

Educated to be an aerospace engineer, Leigh Bortins decided to stay home to raise her sons, and when she couldn’t find a classical, Christian homeschool curriculum, she decided to develop her own.

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