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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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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