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Scholars Review the Funding of the Common Core, by Diane Ravitch

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This analysis of the funding of Common Core- Who put up the money, who benefitted was written by3 scholars at Penn State Univ, who track the money! The biggest problem was they were released with NO evidence -- never tested in advance! The closing paragraph is chilling:'The claim stakers are the federal government and philanthropies that have staked out the Common Core for public policy. To work that stake, they incentivize states and school districts to mine the Common Core and get higher measured achievement. To do so, the miners need equipment. The vendors who sell the equipment profit in the short term, even if their tools rarely enable the miners to get the sought-after results. In essence, they set directions for the Common Core  even as potential benefits to schools, educators, and students are elusive, and the entire claim may ultimately be empty.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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