Core deceptions

Wood, Peter
September 2014
New Criterion;Sep2014, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p29
An essay is presented that argues the Common Core State Standards is a sneaky initiative meant to subvert U.S. federal laws concerning the involvement of the federal government in public education, which is administered by states. Topics discussed include the argument that the Common Core is a curriculum, the use of high-stakes tests to measure the effectiveness of the Common Core, and Common Core standards for reading.


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