Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Real Purpose Of Common Core

Principal: ‘There comes a time when rules must be broken…. That time is now.’ - The Washington Post:

...Cuomo’s constant berating of public schools and their teachers is right out of the privatization playbook. As Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute observed back in 2012, the purpose of setting cut scores on Common Core tests so high is to convince suburban parents that their schools and its teachers are failing. The collateral damage done to students by that agenda apparently is secondary to Common Core testing enthusiasts...

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