Lawmakers in 9 states challenge common core implementation

05/28/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Nine of the 45 states that have approved Common Core State Standards in reading, writing and math have introduced legislation that would either slow down implementation, repeal the standards or prevent adoption in subjects such as science and social studies. For example, lawmakers in South Carolina have introduced a bill that would require legislative approval of any future standards, after failing to pass a measure last year that would have blocked implementation of standards adopted so far.

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