Earlier this week, Louis C.K. took to social media to express his frustration at the Common Core, the federally approved standards that most states, including New York, have adopted. Rebecca Mead looks at the problem with these tests: http://nyr.kr/Se1rLZ
“After last month’s state tests for English language arts, teachers citywide protested, calling the problems tricky and developmentally inappropriate—as well as questioning the need for three long, consecutive days of testing, no matter the quality of the test materials.”
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