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February 14, 2013 12:00 AM

Joshua P. Starr: Time to pause on standardized testing

The Common Core State Standards have been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia as the foundation for what students in America’s public schools need to know and be able to do. They will require our children to develop a deeper, more conceptual understanding in mathematics and English-language arts. They hold tremendous promise for improving our international competitiveness.

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