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Ohio bill would scrap Common Core education model
A pair of Republican lawmakers on Monday introduced a bill to repeal Common Core education standards that critics argue usurp local control of schools and place too much emphasis on standardized testing. The standards are a national effort to put states on the same page when it comes to what students should know at specific grade levels. They initially enjoyed bipartisan support in Ohio but have become an election-year hot potato for conservative Republicans.
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