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School board member poll: New curriculum push good for kids
With the first day of school on the horizon, New York school board members are enthusiastic about new curriculum standards rolling out this year. But they're already fretting about school budgets to pay for state initiatives.
One of the education initiatves that gets few headlines -- the Common Core curriculum -- was school board members' choice as likely to have the greatest positive...