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Common Core Copyright: What Does It Really Mean?
5 Questions with Chris Minnich

Despite a noisy debate, more than 40 states are continuing to implement the Common Core State Standards.

Critics recently raised the copyright on the Common Core as evidence that the standards – developed by the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governor’s Association – are too rigid or are a profit-making endeavor.\

What’s going on? RealClearEducation spoke with CCSSO Executive Director Chris Minnich to discuss the Common Core’s copyright and how much power states really have in editing the standards.