Florida: New Gov. Ron DeSantis announces termination of Common Core school standards

Florida: New Gov. Ron DeSantis announces termination of Common Core school standards
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[Ed. – Although there are good things in Common Core, the implementation has too often been heavily politicized, over-bureaucratized, and exploited by social radicals for agenda-driven purposes.  Bottom line: this is a good move.  It isn’t necessary to empower an educational-establishment machine, to the detriment of some aspects of instruction, in order to draw on the aspects of Common Core that are beneficial.]

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced that he will issue an executive order eliminating Common Core education standards from Florida schools.

DeSantis wants to streamline standardized testing, as well as increase the rate of literacy in schools. …

Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said he welcomes the change.

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“I welcome the opportunity to work with the governor and the commissioner of Education on revising standards and regulations to give local districts greater flexibility on curriculum and testing,” Runcie said in a statement. …

Meanwhile, at about the time of the announcement, Miami-Dade County Public Schools leaders at a meeting gave a collective if tempered “Hallelujah.”

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