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N.C. Schools Chief, Amid Crowded GOP Race for Lieutenant Governor, Calls to End Common Core

State Superintendent Mark Johnson, who is campaigning to become North Carolina’s lieutenant governor, announced Thursday that he’s calling for a review of North Carolina’s Common Core math and language arts standards and U.S. history requirements.

Johnson is in a crowded field of Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor in the March primary. Conservatives have been particularly critical of Common Core, viewing it as an attempt to try to create a national curriculum.

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