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House Panel Votes on Common Core Bill

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An Indiana House committee today approved a measure meant to prevent the direct adoption of national education standards known as Common Core in Hoosier schools. State senators approved the bill 36-to-12. It now goes before the full House. Senate Bill 91 requires the State Board of Education to adopt its own standards by July 1, but critics of the measure say it does not prevent the state board from incorporating elements of Common Core into Indiana's college and career readiness guidelines. Forty-five other states have adopted Common Core.


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