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WSJ: Common Core in Jeopardy Due to Costs of Implementation

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THE LIES ABOUT COMMON CORE? Don't miss this one if you are confused about the truth! Michael Rothfeld of the Wall Street Journal has written the best, most balanced account that  Diane Ravitch has seen of the perilous condition of the Common Core standards. but The article FAILS to explain adequately why 46 states adopted the untested standards --it happened because of the $4.35 billion offered as a state competition, but only to states that agreed to do what the Obama administration wanted --embrace  the standards. He documents why states are dropping out. The cost turned out to be a deal-breaker. There is something bizarre about pouring billions into untested standards and tests at a time when districts like Philadelphia, Detroit, Milwaukee,  are struggling to maintain basic services in their schools and at a time when privatizers are targeting the very existence of public schools. 

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