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  • Social Media, Newspapers and Radio Serve As Platform for Common Core Debate

    10/08/2013 7:15:54 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 10/5/2013 | Jack Spencer
    The next legislative step for the Common Core educational standards likely will take place Wednesday afternoon in Lansing. That's when a special joint meeting of the Senate Education Committee and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12, School Aid Education is scheduled examine the issue. The "Common Core State Standards" resolution (HCR 11) passed easily in the House last week on an 85-21 vote. HCR 11 would authorize the state to move toward the implementation of the standards under certain conditions set forth in the resolution. Common Core standards were adopted by the State Board of Education in 2010, but the...