March 23rd, 2014

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Stop this Madness

No, not March madness. Stop this survey madness. Here is a chart used by supporters of CCSS to prove that most teachers are happy about CCSS:

stats on ccss

They take two ansers (strongly agree and agree somewhat) and combine them. Does it not make as much (if not more) sense to combine somewhat agree and somewhat disagree? If you do that, look at how the answer swings from positive to negative. Now more than half (63% and 61% respectively) are not as enamored of CCSS.

That. Is. All.