GOP Governor Pence Makes Indiana the First State to Back Out of Common Core
Because they might teach science and stuff…
With the stroke of Gov. Mike Pence’s pen, Indiana became the first state to back off implementing a set of national standards for grade-school education.
The standards, known as Common Core, had been adopted by 45 states, but have lately unleashed a political fight that blurs party lines.
Indiana Cuts The Core Without Telling Teachers What Comes Next
The Indianapolis Star reports Pence signed a law on Monday that requires Indiana to come up with its own academic standards.