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Common Core Debate Heats Up

Common Core Debate Heats Up

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South Dakota legislators will get a healthy dose of debate over the “Common Core” education standards this session.

Representative Jim Bolin of Canton has been very vocal in his opposition to the standards, and believes more people share that position…

 

Some of the standards are already being implemented by school districts. Bolin says they probably can’t roll them back at this point…

 

Bolin says he believes that state has had sufficient standards…

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