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Common Core standards documentary ‘Building the Machine’ debuts

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CHICAGO – If there is one issue the left and right seem to agree on, it is their mutual dislike of Common Core. In 2009, when the program was first introduced as part of the $3.5 billion federal education grant program called “Race to the Top,” states desperate for education dollars bought in wholeheartedly, many without understanding exactly what they had joined.

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Teacher describes bullying she suffered for opposing Common Core

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When you think about bullying in public schools, it’s generally in the context of a bigger kid picking on a smaller kid.  According to Susan Kimball, a kindergarten teacher of 20 years in the Sikeston Public School District, it’s administrators and fellow teachers bullying and intimidating her, all because she opposes Common Core.
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High school student suspended for NRA t-shirt

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GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. – A high school student in Grand Island, N.Y. received a one day in-school suspension this week after refusing to turn his National Rifle Association t-shirt inside out.
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