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30,000 Comments On Louisiana Common Core: Most OK The Standards

As Louisiana education officials prepare to dive into a wholesale re-examination of the Common Core academic standards, they have a lot to consider. Almost 30,000 comments on Common Core have come in via an Education Department website, officials said Monday (Aug. 10), and all but about 2,500 comments OK’d the existing guidelines. Schools are entering their third year of using the mathematics and English benchmarks, which are shared with about 40 states. But opposition from some teachers and parents led lawmakers and Education Superintendent John White to start a comprehensive review.