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Common Core no more

April 19, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the final installment in a series detailing the proposed academic standards.

INDIANAPOLIS — A roundtable tasked with the responsibility to review proposed education standards will convene Monday before the State Board of Education makes a final approval the following week.

Lawmakers voted to dismiss the Common Core standards, a nationwide standard, in lieu of developing “rigorous” academic criteria that would better prepare Indiana students for college or careers.

What do these new standards look like?

There are more than 100 detailed recommendations in a report compiled by the Indiana Chamber that offers suggestions on how to improve academics in Indiana.

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