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[Susan notes: This letter, short and to the point, appeared along with a long proclamation from the CEO of Teach Plus proclaiming what a great job her group does spreading Common Core lessons.]

Published in Wall Street Journal
11/20/2014

To the editor



Re: Common Contracts The Fight Is On. Control of testing is where the real action is. Measuring true academic achievement is irrelevant. Whoever controls the "assessment" controls everything else. Let's not fool ourselves that curricula won't be shaped by the need to meet the assessment requirements.

Deborah K. Guebert


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