Skip to comments.Governors group skirts ‘radioactive’ Common Core
Posted on 07/13/2014 12:49:29 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal governments intrusion into the classroom.
The Common Core standards were not on the formal agenda during a three-day meeting of the National Governors Association that ended Sunday, relegated to hallway discussions and closed-door meetings among governors and their staffs. The standards and even the words, Common Core, have become, in a sense, radioactive, said Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, a Republican whose state voluntarily adopted the standards in 2010.
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Our poor rulers. All they want us to do is leave them alone so they can rule us.
Indiana was the first to reject this total nonsense