The implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 45 states (including Alabama), two territories and the District of Columbia has created intense controversy. Supporters and opponents of Common Core make arguments worth consideration, both the potential benefits and pitfalls related to Common Core have been the subject of exaggeration and error.

Alabamians and their elected officials must critically evaluate claims relating to Common Core as it has developed in Alabama. The subsequent analysis is offered to shed light on and, in some instances, provide legitimacy to the respective concerns.

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