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 Education Policy Expert on Threat of Common Core Standards to Homeschoolers



Good reason exists to believe that both home- and private-schooling will be adversely affected if the Common Core national standards continue to morph into a national K-12 curriculum. ("Homeschoolers, Christian Schools Concerned about 'Race to the Top' Standards," Aug. 7.)

In addition to the pressure Washington has exerted on states via Race to the Top and conditional No Child Left Behind waivers to adopt the standards, two federally funded consortia are developing online tests to assess students' knowledge of the prescribed standards. Private-sector stewards will have to be alert to changes in governmental regulations requiring their students to participate in the testing. ...

read more: http://www.christianpost.com/news/education-policy-expert-on-threat-of-common-core-standards-to-homeschoolers-80084/


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