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Common Core blasted at forum

Teachers say curriculum curbs passion

Thursday, October 24, 2013
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Almost all of the 67 speakers taking part at a more-than-three-hour forum spoke out against the new Common Core system before state Education Commissioner John King Jr., Board of Regents member James Jackson and a collection of Capital Region legislators, many saying its rigors are having a drastic impact on young students....

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