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Study: Common Core, tests violate federal laws, unlikely to improve academic achievement

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BOSTON – In the wake of the U.S. House and Senate’s passage of bills that would reauthorize the federal No Child Left Behind law, a new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that national English and mathematics standards, known as Common Core, violate three federal laws that prohibit the federal government from exercising any direction, supervision or control over curricula or the program of instruction in the states.
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It’s Common Core testing time, do you know where your kids’ data is?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – It’s Common Core testing time across the country and parents wondering whether to take the leap and refuse their state’s version of the Common Core test for their kids should consider one more factor brought to them courtesy of Big Data that just may push them over the opt-out cliff.
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