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Don't give up on Common Core

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The implementation of the Common Core curriculum in New York hasn’t been quite as disastrous as Obamacare’s, but it has been seriously flawed. We’re glad to see the Board of Regents has acknowledged this and appointed a special task force to see what changes can be made to improve things in the short term. After all the loud criticism from parents and teachers, much of it valid, it’s important that the Regents show they are ...

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January 12, 2014
2:07 a.m.

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Agreed, the idea is sound - the implementation was flawed. That's fixable.

January 12, 2014
3:39 p.m.

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Get rd of the teachers union and watch the kids learn. The school system is flawed and unworkable.

January 14, 2014
5:44 p.m.

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Common core is nothing more then a means for liberals to control our education system from the Federal level. They will decide what is learned, how its learned and if the kids can regurgitate the liberal philosophy. Its time the Teachers Union is at least cracked so that tenure can be eliminated and teachers who have talent can actually educate our kids free of the liberal BS they're forced to spew in the classroom.

January 15, 2014
3:09 a.m.

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Common core has nothing to do with liberal politics.

Perhaps, reading something about education will inform your opinion - a good start would be "The Smartest Kids in the World" by Amanda Ripley.