Opposition to Common Core Exists on Both Sides of Political Spectrum

Opposition to Common Core Exists on Both Sides of Political Spectrum
(Concord)- In a letter addressed to Secretary Arne Duncan, Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey (D) wrote about his concerns with “data mining” and collection of sensitive data.  He mentions that “putting sensitive information of students in private hands raises a number of important questions about the privacy rights of parents and their children.”
In a statement, Cornerstone Executive Director Ashley Pratte said, “This letter written by Senator Ed Markey goes to show that opposition to Common Core is not partisan.  Many elected officials, activities, and parents have grave concerns about the data collection of sensitive student information under Common Core standards.
Click here to view the full letter written by Senator Markey: http://www.classsizematters.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2013-10-22_FERPA.pdf
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