Massachusetts’s Rejection of Common Core Test Signals Shift in U.S. – The New York Times

Posted: November 23, 2015 in Education, education innovation
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“The fight in Massachusetts has been dizzying, with a strange alliance between the teachers’ union and a conservative think tank that years before had been a chief proponent of the state’s earlier drive for standards and high-stakes tests. As in other states, conservatives complained of federal overreach into local schooling, while the union objected to tying the tests to teacher evaluations. The debate drew money from national political players like the billionaire David Koch and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.” (excerpt)

Source: Massachusetts’s Rejection of Common Core Test Signals Shift in U.S. – The New York Times

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