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September 19, 2014

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letter to the editor:

Let’s kick Common Core out the door

If the central planners and progressive bureaucrats get their way, teaching the Constitution to American schoolchildren will be a thing of the past.

• Common Core is unacceptable. This top-down, bureaucratic takeover of local schools must be stopped.

• Common Core will dumb down education, collect data on kids and their families, and leave American kids behind in the global economy.

• Since Washington politicians started running our schools, costs have exploded for taxpayers and kids’ test scores have decreased.

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