Public education advocates and Tea Partiers express displeasure with Common Core

10/16/13 Janelle Irwin
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Tags: Common Core, education, tea party, Terry Kemple, HCC

Groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are coming together to oppose Common Core State Standards being implemented in Florida public schools. Tea Party supporters and progressive-leaning liberal groups both rallied separately in front of the Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry Campus Tuesday night before a public forum about implementation of the new testing standards.

Michael Weston is a retired math teacher. He said Common Core is another shove to teachers to teach to the test.

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