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Tennessee Teacher Says Stop Sabotaging Common Core

Casie Jones, a classroom teacher in Tennessee, believes sabotaging the Common Core State Standards hurts students and teachers.
However, with the roller coaster of the Common Core Standards over the past year, we’ve seen what happens when children take a back seat to ideology. Right now, I’m afraid. Afraid that we’ve taken a huge step forward with Common Core in the past few years, but that we’re about to take a huge step backwards as well. Most importantly, I’m afraid for what it means for our kids and their future.
Read why she believes policies and reforms are not being centered around the needs of students.
Hanna Grace Frank
Hanna Frank was Education Post’s Social Media Manager and before that she worked with Organizing For Action, a non-profit organization that advocates for President Barack Obama’s political agenda. She wrote and edited content for the organization’s various social media platforms, including the official Barack Obama Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as BarackObama.com. Hanna attended Illinois ...

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