Critics Question Common Core Ed standards at St. Louis County Meeting

Lauren Williams's picture
Monday, May 6, 2013

It didn’t take long for the crowd packed into a Lindbergh School District meeting room Thursday to become irritated with the woman giving them an overview of the Common Core Standards.

Maureen Clancy-May, an area supervisor with Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, told the crowd of about 150 that the standards were developed by states to better prepare students for the global economy and for college.

“Tell us the truth!” one man yelled from the crowd.

“Are you going to use our kids as science experiments?” shouted another.

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