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More States Rejecting Common Core

Breitbart reports that numerous states are trying to push back against the new federal Common Core curriculum regulations:

The state that has scored the biggest win against the Common Core standards is Oklahoma where Gov. Mary Fallin (R), though chair of the National Governors Association – one of the developers and owners of the standards – signed a bill that repealed the standards in her state and returned Oklahoma’s public schools to their prior standards.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) has also signed a bill requiring her state to replace the Common Core standards. It remains to be seen what the “replacement” standards will look like.

In other states, such as Indiana, where Gov. Mike Pence (R) claims to have “repealed” the Common Core standards but actually simply “rebranded” them with another name, anti-Common Core grassroots groups continue to push their message to get the standards repealed.

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) in Louisiana, who was previously in favor of the Common Core standards, is now actively trying to remove his state from their hold.

In Missouri and North Carolina, lawmakers are also working on ways to replace the Common Core standards…

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