Common Core Expansion In South Dakota On Hold

Common Core Expansion In South Dakota On Hold


The South Dakota legislature this session debated a number of bills that would have severely limited or done away with the “Common Core” standards that schools are now implementing.

Most of those were killed after debate, but one bill, placing a moratorium on expansion of the standards for two years did pass.

Representative Jim Bolin of Canton was one of the prime sponsors of most of the bills opposing “Common Core”.

He says he is ok with the results this year…


Bolin says he expects the anti Common Core sentiment to pick up across the country…


Schools are in the process of implementing new “Common Core” standards. Bolin says they don’t have to change what they already have underway…

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