Massachusetts boosts academic success with tough standards


Massachusetts’ test scores are first in the nation, thanks to 1993 reforms. Now they are embracing a new, controversial set of academic standards called Common Core, which has been rolled out in 45 states -- one of the biggest changes this country has seen in education. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.

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