School leaders tout benefits of Common Core: Opponents say it’s an attempt by feds to take over local control
WEST FARGO — As schools begin implementing new national K-12 learning standards for English and math, opponents continue to criticize the move, calling it an attempt to usurp local control.
School leaders say Common Core, a 2010 initiative establishing consistent grade-by-grade learning standards for students, better prepares them for college and employment success.
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