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Don't Let the Opt-Out of Common Core Testing Movement Fool You

April 12, 2016

While Common Core and its testing programs may have their issues, there is now a major national movement to end testing for students because they say that the testing has undermined schools, hurt students, is unfair, unreliable and an invalid method of assessing students' abilities. However, the real reason behind the Common Core Testing Opt-Out movement is because the testing is tied to teacher performance.


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