Well, Tim, let us see why people are unhappy: take an untested curriculum based on faulty statistics from flawed report, developed by the company that also designs the tests, and force it on districts with no chance for review and examination (or proofreading at the printer, apparently), and you get angry teachers and parents. Add to that the veiled agenda of globalization, reduced emphasis on American History and pride and claims of rigor that translate to daily boredom and limited creativity, and the distress grows. Data mining is the icing on the cake. Dr King never once acknowledged any of the criticism and points of contention, raised by concerned parents and teachers. Yes, this tide is swelling as the realities of this educational catastrophe become more clear. It is imperative that CCSS be stopped before more damage is done.
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