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Brief: Common Core up for debate in Louisiana

By The Associated Press
On April 3, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Lawmakers on the House Education Committee were considering on April 2 whether Louisiana should scrap its participation in the Common Core education standards and the testing associated with it.
The debate is one of the highest-profile clashes of the legislative session, centered on what education standards the state should use to teach its public school students and what tests should judge what they learn.
The issue divides education leaders, teachers and parents.
While supporters of a more rigorous system say the standards raise expectations for students and better prepare them for college and careers, critics said using the multi-state standards shifts Louisiana to a nationalized education system that removes local control. 


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