Issue Analysis: Common Core presents the below ten questions concerning Common Core and provides answers prepared by the policy staff of The James Madison Institute.Read the full publication — JMI Issue Analysis: Common Core Q: What are the “Common Core Standards” that we’ve heard so much about?
 Q: What is the origin of Common Core?
 Q: Has the State of Florida officially adopted Common Core?
 Q: Why did so many states feel a need to participate in Common Core?
 Q: Who else supports Common Core and Florida’s participation in this initiative?
 Q: People whose opinions I respect have serious concerns about Common Core. Why?
 Q: Is it true that Common Core will determine or at least influence the curriculum? Did teachers have a role in drafting the standards?
 Q: So, will Common Core lead to federal control of America’s schools?
 Q: Has The James Madison Institute taken a position on this issue? Will Common Core help or hurt the cause of parental choice in education, which JMI has long supported?
[10 ] Q: What should concerned citizens do, if anything, as Common Core moves ahead?