Tag: Common Core standards
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Marc YachtFebruary 3, 2014

5min155
The debate between proponents and detractors of the Common Core standards is often strident and rarely enlightening. Opponents charge that the standards are part of a federal government plot to control America’s public schools.  Proponents say our children have fallen behind students from Europe and Pacific Rim nations and that the tougher standards will help […]

Julie DelegalSeptember 8, 2013

6min192
Look out, Florida Orange Juice.  Americans soon may be associating Florida with another product — and it appears to cater to Tea Party enthusiasts. Last month, Gov. Rick Scott called education policymakers to Clearwater to lay the groundwork for a new, Florida-brand standardized test, which is expected to align with the controversial national Common Core […]


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