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Common Core math testing – oh dear!

You should all read this, from the Washington Post October 2013.

“Why are some kids crying when they do homework these days? Here’s why, from award-winning Principal Carol Burris of South Side High School in New York”.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/10/31/a-ridiculous-common-core-test-for-first-graders/

Here is the actual test paper (for 5-year-olds), to save you time:

the-math-test NY grade 1 Pearson

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