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Tenn. Senate Sends Bill to Rebrand Common Core to Governor

The Senate has approved a bill to rename and review Common Core education standards, and Gov. Bill Haslam says he plans to sign the measure into law. The chamber voted 27-1 on Tuesday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican … Continue reading

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Common Core Standards Receive Failing Grade

Common core education standards got a failing grade in the Tennessee House Monday as lawmakers voted unanimously to dump the controversial effort. This as Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander works to amend common core on a federal level. Common core … Continue reading

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Group’s Spending Tops $100,000 to Support Common Core

Records show a new group with ties to Gov. Bill Haslam has spent more than $100,000 defending hisĀ position on maintaining Tennessee’s currentĀ education standards. The Chattanooga Times Free Press cited television station filings with the Federal Communications Commission in reporting that … Continue reading

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Congress asked to Stop Common Core

Tennessee lawmakers are asking Congress to help them put the brakes on Common Core education standards. They’ve proposed a resolution urging Congress in part to “end decades of federal intrusion in state and local education policy decisions.” State Sen. Bill … Continue reading

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Bill Seeks to Repeal Common Core, Set Up Panel

Two Republican state senators have filed legislation to repeal the state’s Common Core standards. The measure would set up a so-called Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education standards to be used in the state’s … Continue reading

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Ramsey says efforts to Derail Common Core could be Costly

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says efforts by fellow Republicans to put off Tennessee’s Common Core standards face problems because of money: a two-year delay is estimated to cost $10 million, atop a looming budget shortfall that could hit $275 million. … Continue reading

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Dialed Back Implementation of Common Core Fails

A proposal to dial back the implementation of Tennessee’s Common Core standards has failed this session. The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield of Knoxville was defeated 7-2 in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday. The standards are intended … Continue reading

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