Michael Petrilli

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Executive Vice President for National Programs and Policy at the Fordham Institute, a think-tank focused on K-12 education policy; author of No Child Left Behind and The Diverse Schools Dilemma: A Parent's Guide to Socioeconomically Mixed Public Schools

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As the new school year gets under way all over the country, the New York Times is reporting “a stark about-face from just a few years ago.”

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Common Core standards for math and reading were adopted by 45 governors, but they’ve since become a political football.

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Common Core standards for math and reading were adopted by 45 governors, but they’ve since become a political football.

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" Common Core " is the new public school standards initiative requiring analytical skills with tough math problems and in-depth essays.

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" Common Core " is the new public school standards initiative requiring analytical skills with tough math problems and in-depth essays.

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