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Common Core Supporters and Opponents Say Compromise Will Give Them What They Want

Common Core supporters and opponents are both claiming victory over a legislative compromise on the controversial academic standards Wednesday (May 13.) Common Core backers say the agreement — hatched by a small group of lawmakers —  won’t get rid of the state standards they support. Common Core could stay in place, under the three pieces of legislation that make up the compromise. At the very least, Common Core will be used through the end of the year, they claim.