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He’d like to know the origin of Common Core

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I agree with the goals stated in the article about changing school standards in the Feb. 14 edition of the Roane County News.

Our Tennessee students need to be prepared for life. State governors favor them.

Forty-five states have adopted them.

Local schools director Gary Aytes said the federal government did not initiate them.

My question is where did these these Tennessee state standards originate? The headline makes it sound like they are a product of Tennessee educators.


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