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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 03:16 PM

Are you as well-read as a 10th grader? Take our quiz. [View all]

(yes, original headline)

http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2012/0625/Are-you-as-well-read-as-a-10th-grader-Take-our-quiz/The-Odyssey-by-Homer?google_editors_picks=true

Forty-five US states have adopted the Common Core, a set of standards that spell out what US public school students learn in each grade, from kindergarten to graduation. How would you match up? Test yourself on everything from Ovid to Shakespeare to see how familiar you are with the novels, short stories, plays, and poems that the Core expects 9th and 10th graders to have read.

- Josephine Massey, Contributor, Eoin O'Carroll, Staff

*end of excerpt*

I have no idea on the validity of this, only posting for discussion.

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