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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Assembly panel states Common Core standards should not be thrown out

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It appears that Wisconsin's Common Core educational standards will not be thrown out. Members of a state Assembly review panel suggested yesterday that the standards do more to protect student privacy. They also said the standards should get a periodic review, to make sure they're tailored to Wisconsin public schools. However, the panel did not recommend scrapping the voluntary standards adopted three years ago -- which call for stronger math-and-English requirements used in 45 states.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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