Common national curriculum gains support from bipartisan group

A bipartisan group is expected to announce today its support for a common national curriculum. The group, which includes union heads, business leaders and educators, is calling for guidelines that specify what students should learn beyond the common standards in math and English adopted by about 40 states. A statement from the group said a national curriculum would make up between 50% to 60% of a school's class time and would not control daily lessons or textbook selections.

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