One of the myths surrounding the Common Core State Standards is that it banishes poetry from schools. In a column today, two academics in the writing field dispatch with that fallacy and explain why there’s a lot of silliness being blamed on Common Core. Against the backdrop of Labor Day, a school choice advocate decries the lack of options in Georgia for parents to choose their children’s school and set them on a better path to employment. And readers share their views on a call to push back the start of the school day in deference to the sleeping patterns of teens.
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