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Milwaukee Archdiocese Infuriates Parents by Approving Common Core

Archdiocese's Approval of Common Core Infuriates Parents

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In Milwaukee, Catholic school parents are livid after the Archdiocese approved the Common Core in 110 parochial schools. A parent petition to repeal the decision has gathered more than 1,000 signatures, reported Foxnews.com.

"A Catholic school’s priority is to prepare children for Heaven, not for college," Heather Schweitzer, a mother who pulled her two daughters from All Saints Catholic School, told Fox News. 

"Common Core standards are a reference, not a replacement for Catholic school standards," the Archbishop responded in a statement provided to Fox News. "We are not adopting Common Core, but rather utilizing those standards, along with our own Catholic schools standards, as a way of measuring the success of students."

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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