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Common Core is wrong on so many levels

April 25, 2013
The Marietta Times

Today in our schools there is a movement gaining traction that seeks to limit the reading of classical literature at the expense of what are being called "informational texts." The movement, called the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), is based in part upon the fallacious idea that because high school seniors tend to read more non-fiction "informational texts" than literature, this must be the best preparation for college and career.



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