Rockland parents, teachers voice concerns with Common Core curriculum

Parents say the high-stakes curriculum is creating too

Parents say the high-stakes curriculum is creating too much stress for the students. (February 7, 2014 8:54 AM)

Parents and teachers in Rockland pleaded with state legislators Thursday night about the intense nature of the Common Core curriculum.

Common Core focuses on high-stakes math and English testing, and parents say it is causing undue stress in their children.

One mother said she watched her child's love of school deteriorate before her eyes.

A Clarkstown mother noted that only 30...

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