It's unclear what the state party's resolution will mean for the common core in the Evergreen State, which happens to be the home of prominent common-core supporter Bill Gates.
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January 08, 2015
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January 06, 2015
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December 23, 2014
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December 22, 2014
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December 18, 2014
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