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Utah guv tells education board ‘it doesn’t matter who is right or wrong’ — it’s time to move away from Common Core

Utah guv tells education board ‘it doesn’t matter who is right or wrong’ — it’s time to move away from Common Core

Utah’s Board of Education has agreed to end SAGE testing in high school and review its use of the Common Core State Standards — if lawmakers lend a hand.  The board regularly reviews and updates state standards in academic subjects, but members voted on Friday to accelerate the schedule for Utah’s math and English standards — which are based, in part, on the Common Core — if lawmakers provide significant one-time funding to accomplish that task.  “We need the bandwidth because we are essentially taking this a little bit earlier but we don’t want to stop what we’re already doing,” said David Thomas, vice chairman of the state school board.  read

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