Some teachers are frazzled ahead of common-core-aligned exams

For schools -- including those in Washington, D.C. -- that are teaching lessons based on the Common Core State Standards, there are just weeks to go until students take exams aligned with the standards. However, some educators -- including middle-school English/language arts teacher Dowan McNair-Lee -- are feeling frazzled and concerned that students are not placing a high priority on their scores, which do not factor into their grades.

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