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Louisiana Higher Education Officials Stick To Common Core, Despite Gov. Jindal’s Objections

The Louisiana Board of Regents – a group of Jindal appointees –reiterated to colleges and universities on Monday that all educators in the state will still be trained to teach the national K-12 standards. The announcement comes less than a week after Jindal declared that Louisiana would drop adhering to the standards. His announcement made his among the first states to pull away from Common Core.