Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

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 government's intrusion into the classroom.

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, center, applaud Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, during the closing session of the National Governors Association convention Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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Original article: Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core




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