More evidence that political action works (from Newsday 12/7):
“In Indiana, where [Common Core] was adopted in 2010, lawmakers voted to pause it last spring and the future of the curriculum remains uncertain. That delay was considered a victory for Hoosiers Against Common Core, a coalition that mobilized about 50 grassroots groups throughout the state against it, said Heather Crossin, co-founder of the group and a parent from Indianapolis.
“We want it to be out by May first,” Crossin said. The group seeks local control over education and wants to reduce the power of standardized testing.”
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