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Common Core Wars – The Empire State Strikes Back

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The “rebel alliance” of teachers, principals, and parents have dared to challenge the empire's Common Core State Standards policy. May the force be with them. Read More »

Common Core Wars: New York State Begins To Face Reality About Standardized Testing

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The CCSS were created to bring a deeper and more meaningful education to students. There is nothing wrong with that, but there is a salient difference between teaching for rigor and relevance and teaching to the test. Read More »

Randi Weingarten Tells Truth About Testing and Common Core Standards

Weingarten has called for the state and city to wait at least one year before they start using test scores to evaluate teachers. Read More »