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Whyamisharing November 20th, 2014 7:05am

Wee need to repeal Common Core, so that local curriculum is not mandated by Washington bureaucrats.

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cpaswr just say the letters
11/20/14 9:42 pm

Ted, don't forget that Common Core requires students to learn Arabic Numbers.

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citethesource Socialist and Atheist
11/20/14 5:43 pm

CC isn't federal. It's been adopted by individual states.

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suppressedID That is my secret Cap
11/20/14 4:30 pm

Why are we listening to the Canadian?

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/20/14 3:19 pm

Dear Ted,
As I'm sure you are aware from your extensive research on the subject, quoting here: "Fact: The Common Core is not a curriculum. It is a clear set of shared goals and expectations for what knowledge and skills will help our ...

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/20/14 3:19 pm

students succeed. Local teachers, principals, superintendents, and others will decide how the standards are to be met. Teachers will continue to devise lesson plans and tailor instruction to the individual needs of the students in their classrooms."

cowboy Here and There
11/20/14 2:31 pm

Hey guys! I have an idea! Let's make math harder on the kids! OK!

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eLucidate writing
11/20/14 6:46 pm

Who would ever want to be better at math?

Maynard Londor
11/20/14 8:18 pm

eLuc: Now remember, math is made up and has nothing to do with how the world works. It's useless for them to learn. Why make it hard?

cowboy Here and There
11/20/14 9:43 pm

Common Core doesn't make American kids better at math. You realize that a basketball player is the Secretary of Education is the same guy that ruined Chicago education, right?

Whyamisharing Apathetic but not quite pathetic
11/20/14 12:05 am

We should also do all we can to expand educational choices for parents and children and allow every child access to a quality education, regardless of race, class, or zip code.

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Whyamisharing Apathetic but not quite pathetic
11/20/14 12:06 am

Number 9 of 10 critical priorities for the 2015 Republican Congress.