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Two new polls try to quantify the public’s feelings about the Common Core State Standards.
08/20/2014

It’s all in how you ask the question!  Read about two differing results in two polls trying to assess how the public feels about Common Core State Standards.  Poll Number One, a joint effort between Gallup and Phi Delta Kappa found that 60% of respondents oppose the Common Core;   Poll Number Two, a joint effort by Education Next, a journal sponsored by Harvard’s Kennedy school, the Hoover Institution at Stanford and the Thomas B. FordhamInstitute, found 53% supported the Common Core.  The differing results came from the different ways in which the question was asked.  For more details, visit NPR ED: How Learning Happens Blog at http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/08/20/341668003/a-tale-of-two-polls