[Susan notes: I tried to comment on this piece--online at the New York Times, pointing out that in the comments section, the 'Times Picks' closely aligned with the position of the Times Editorial Board position on Common Core, while readers' picks were an entirely different matter. The Times refused to post my observation. Usually my comments are accepted. In fact, my comment on a disgusting reaction of Harvard Business School audience to an appearance of Dennis Kozloski, posted right after the Common Core testing comment was posted immediately.
To the editor
Re As New Testing Is Ushered In, Some Sit It Out (front page, March 2):Some axioms about standardized tests include the following:
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