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Common Core initiative fails both students and educators

Matthew Boose April 3, 2014
The United States, despite having a military capable of destroying the Earth 35 times over, is notoriously behind the times on a number of social issues. One of these areas of concern is education. American public school students are simply not being challenged enough. To address this problem, education officials have drafted a number of reforms in the last decade or so - most notably, No Child Left Behind - with the aim of improving education in the country. While most of these reforms have good intentions, many would argue they have created a bureaucratic quagmire that makes an incentive of “teaching to the test.”
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Education reform remains controversial

Will Welch April 1, 2014
A panel of education experts and Long Island superintendents condemned the reform agenda of the New York State Board of Regents at an event held at Stony Brook’s Wang Center.
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