Jose Luis Vilson is a math teacher in the Inwood/​Washington Heights neighborhood of New York and the author of This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative of Race, Class and the Future of Education.
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How Common Core Hurts English Language Learners
Teachers say the new standards exacerbate the disconnect between policy and practice.
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