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Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
Don't allow teachers to carry guns at school

MIAMI -- When my youngest son graduated from Coral Reef High School -- the very same school President Obama recently visited to talk about education -- I breathed a sigh of relief that probably echoed throughout the auditorium in which his cap-and-gowned classmates had gathered for one final occasion. It was, in many ways, a day of emancipation for me. For more than two decades, I had worried about homework, science projects, AP classes, International Baccalaureate requirements, and FCAT and SAT subject tests. After five kids, I was ready to be done, done, done with the affairs of our classrooms. So studying the debate over the Common Core State Standards Initiative in the past couple...