Such legislation could serve to satisfy testing skeptics or outright opponents from different political camps, without going so far as to defy federal law regarding testing.
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April 29, 2015
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April 24, 2015
In vetoing a review, Gov. Phil Bryant said he could not let it "become law under the guise that it would lead to the demise of common core."
April 22, 2015
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April 21, 2015
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April 16, 2015
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April 14, 2015
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April 13, 2015
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April 09, 2015
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