Movement to opt out of Common Core tests is growing
11:15 PM, Friday, April 17
ATLANTA — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement remains scattered but is growing fast in s...

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