Saturday, June 29, 2013

Michigan Legislatures “to put brakes on” Common Core | Scathing Purple Musings

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Michigan Legislatures “to put brakes on” Common Core

Another state with republican governors  has a legislative body actively opposing Common Core Standards.
Bob Kellogg on OneNewsNow has this from Michigan:
The Michigan legislature has blocked implementing the controversial Common Core Standards until vigorous debate about those standards can take place.
The Michigan Senate approved the state’s education budget with an amendment that prevents the department from spending money to implement the federal standards.
“Michigan can now be added to a growing list of states sending a pretty substantial message that it is unhappy with Common Core,” says  Neal McCluskey, associate director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute.
He says opposition is beginning to grow because parents are just beginning to realize for the first 

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