Common Core Standards’ debut is rocky, and critics pounce

Friday, August 16, 2013

The Common Core State Standards, ardently supported by the Obama administration and many business leaders and state legislatures, is facing growing opposition from both the right and the left even before it has been properly introduced into classrooms.

Tea Party conservatives, who reject the standards as an unwelcome edict from above, have called for them to be severely rolled back.

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