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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Common Core updates: Ohio and Wisconsin

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The Heritage Foundation posted this from The Daily Signal:

On the heels of Republican victories last week, attempts to replace Common Core with homegrown standards are resurfacing in states across the nation.
Most prominently, elected officials in Wisconsin and Ohio are spearheading efforts to reclaim more control of education.
On Nov. 5, the day after the midterm elections, an Ohio House committee passed a bill to repeal the Common Core standards.
Although officials on both sides doubt the bill will garner enough support to pass by the end of the year, they are hopeful the legislature will take up the issue in 2015.
But to be safe, Common Core supporters such as state Rep. Gerry Stebelton, R-Lancaster, say they will double down on efforts to defeat the repeal bill. “It deserved to die,” said Stebelton of the bill. “It has no merit.”

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