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National Survey Results - Common Core State Standards - Results of a national survey on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) indicated that, while a large percentage of voters have never heard of the Common Core, when it is explained in simple, neutral language, support soars to a two-thirds majority. "All the dangers that come from being associated with the national Republican brand -- being exclusive, Anglo-only, anti-woman, anti-Hispanic -- are in play here and Republicans would be wise to think of [CCSS] in a broader context," warned the surveyors, McLaughlin & Associates. "Anti-Common Core positions may be inviting in the short-term, but looking to November supporting state standards that elevate school achievement have far more upside." (McLaughlin & Associates, May 2014) ...

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