Amid all the noise, to what extent are states actually considering hedging their involvement with the common core or dropping it altogether?
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March 27, 2014
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March 26, 2014
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March 25, 2014
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March 24, 2014
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March 20, 2014
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March 19, 2014
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March 18, 2014
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