In a guest Inservice post educator and ASCD Common Core Professional Development Institute presenter Jennifer G. Beasley blogs about what the new standards mean for high-ability students. Beasley explains what's at the heart of the standards, emphasizing that this knowledge is key to establishing whether or not they are a good fit for advanced learners. And she discusses why "challenging, high-quality curriculum is still in the hands of the experts, the teachers." Read on.