Florida Gov. DeSantis signs executive order scrapping Common Core

Fox News | 1/31/2019 | Staff
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In another reversal of former Florida Gov. Rick Scott's policies, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered an end to Common Core-type educational standards in the state.

DeSantis’ executive order directs Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran to develop a road map for a new way to educate the Sunshine State’s students.

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Florida moved to a Common Core-type system under Scott, a change aimed at matching standards for other students in the U.S.

State leaders made some tweaks to Common Core, and re-branded it as ‘Florida Standards’ but they remain very similar to Common Core.

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State governors - not the federal government - developed Common Core and former Gov. Jeb Bush did everything he could to sell it as...
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