Simply Speaking

Simmons, Jimmie
October 2013
Ellis County Press;10/17/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p3
In this article the author focuses on a Tea Party meeting, the educational curriculum CSCOPE and the Common Core Standards.


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