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Connections: Following The Money Around Common Core

Jun 11, 2014

When Bob Smith hosted this show, a frequent guest was David Hursh, a University of Rochester professor of education. Recently, Hursh spent nine weeks in New Zealand and Australia, two countries that are just beginning to expand standardized testing. Hursh was asked to advise schools about the impact of standardized tests.

Now back in Rochester, he's trying to follow the money surrounding Common Core standards. Who's paying to promote Common Core and what can we learn by following the money?