The Caustic Costs of Common Core

A Lesson In Larceny for Taxpayers

Jordan Mason, South Dakota Campaign for Liberty, breaks down the Caustic Costs of Common Core specific to South Dakota.

Jordan was not aware before this presentation that the Common Core requires testing three times per year. Beginning, middle and end of year. So, as you can see from his reaction, it changed the numbers.

The following link is the documentation of students being tested 3 times per year, not once per year like NCLB. I thought one of the complaints about NCLB was too much high stakes testing. .

Governor Daugaard (0:14) “This system will not just test students at the end of the year and measure them against an arbitrary bar instead we will test students at the beginning of the year in the middle of the year and again at the end of the year”

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