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Math Assignment Rekindles Common Core Debate

A third grade math problem went viral after someone posted it on Reddit, sparking another debate about controversial Common Core standards. The test asked for 5×3. The student correctly answered 15 and wrote out 5 + 5 + 5 =

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Only a Third of U.S. 8th Graders Proficient or Above in Math, Reading

The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assessments–known as the Nation’s Report Card–show that only a third of the nation’s eighth graders are at or above the proficiency level in math and only 34 percent are at or above the same level in reading.