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Arizona Lawmakers Want to Block Common Core

Joshua Sand
Arizona Capitol building

The Common Core education standards, which were a major topic in Arizona’s 2014 elections, are now being attacked in a new bill passed by the Arizona House Education Committee. The major source of Common Core’s controversy has been the federal nature of the requirements, and the new bill, HB2190, attempts to give Arizona more rights to its education requirements, including the prevention of future adoption of any education requirements that are similar to twenty other states’ requirements. The new bill is already drawing its own controversy, but still has to be approved by the state legislature before it is put into effect.

Read it at the AZ Capitol Times