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Correcting FiveThirtyEight: “How Arne Duncan Lost the Common Core and His Legacy”

Yesterday, FiveThirtyEight published a largely inaccurate piece about the adoption of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and what it means for the Obama Administration’s legacy and Common Core. The article by Ben Weider implies that ESSA will undo Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s “signature policy changes” including wide implementation of Common Core State Standards. Despite...

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