North Dakota lawmakers fended off an effort to ensure that the state's new standards, and any tests that might be used with them, won't mirror the common core.
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January 10, 2017
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January 08, 2017
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December 28, 2016
The biggest difference in Arizona's standards involves instruction in cursive writing.
November 10, 2016
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October 19, 2016
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