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Common Core Raises Eyebrows and Objections

A new poll indicates 40 percent of New York voters believe national education standards have made the state's public school systems worse. The standard, known as the Common Core, is certain to be on political agendas this year and there is no shortage of opinions on what is best for U.S. students.   Last month, New York governor Andrew Cuomo echoed his constituents’ displeasure with the common core. “While I agree with the goal of common core standards, I believe the...

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