Teachers Take a Stand Against Common Core

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"Teachers at a New York City high school fired a shot across the bow of the concept of a nationalized education industry Thursday, becoming the first in their state to refuse to administer a standardized test tied to the controversial Common Core national standards.

"The boycott by teachers at Prospect Heights International School in Brooklyn comes amid a small but growing “opt-out” movement. Thousands of parents across the country have refused to let their children sit for standardized tests tied to Common Core’s data-hungry student assessment industry."  

Read more: Teachers Refuse to do Standardized Tests.

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