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The military case for the Common Core

Libby Nelson is Vox's policy editor, leading coverage of how government action and inaction shape American life. Libby has more than a decade of policy journalism experience, including at Inside Higher Ed and Politico. She joined Vox in 2014.

An argument for the Common Core from the Center for American Progress: The standards help the military and military families.

A 2010 report from the Education Trust found that 23 percent of high school graduates can't pass the military's enlistment exam.