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The standards aren’t the problem.

A few weeks ago, in late March, Alabama’s Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh and twenty-two other co-sponsors introduced and passed Senate Bill 119, which would end Alabama’s involvement with Common Core. These nationally aligned standards for K–12 education were adopted voluntarily in Alabama, after being designed by an assemblage of leaders from 48 states (not by the federal government as some people may believe). The process of developing the standards began in late 2007, and after the final product was released in the summer of 2010, Alabama was on board.… Read more The standards aren’t the problem.