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Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse.

August 30, 2014 5:30 amLoading…

Governor signs 60 bills into law, including one designed to keep lowered construction site safety standards in place

PHOENIX — Gov Jan. Brewer signed legislation Tuesday designed to stop the federal government from taking over enforcement of construction safety standards in Arizona.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State House approves review of child protection efforts

PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.

April 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-area schools preparing for tougher education standards

Tucson-area school districts are getting ready for the state's more rigorous new "Common Core" education standards - but preparation is proving to be an individualized rather than standardized process.

January 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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