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Learning Curve

Beth Hawkins writes about education in Learning Curve. Hawkins has covered a variety of subjects for MinnPost since its launch in 2007, but has a particular passion for reporting on education. In addition to her conviction that education is one of today's most pressing issues on a policy level, she's motivated by her experience advocating for her two sons in great schools and not-so-great ones. 

What do Americans think of Common Core standards? It depends on how you ask.

“When you break down the components ... people are in favor,” says Morgan Polikoff of USC. “It’s just when you call it Common Core people don’t like it."