And after all the cost and complexity of adopting Common Core standards, they won't make your kid any smarter. Here is the opinion of Dr. Se'ev Wurman, a math standards and assessment expert and former Department of Education official. He said: "I believe the Common Core marks the cessation of educational standards improvement in the United States. No state has any reason left to aspire for first-rate standards, as all states will be judged by the same mediocre national benchmark enforced by the federal government."
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