Document Type

Opinion

Publication Date

7-2014

Department

Education

Abstract

The recent news that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to, in the parlance of the times, "repeal and replace" the common-core standards in her state was surprising, to say the least, notwithstanding a legal challenge to the repeal filed in the Oklahoma Supreme Court by parents, teachers, and state board of education members on June 25. Before Gov. Fallin was against the standards, she supported them. [excerpt]

Required Publisher's Statement

Original version is available from the publisher at: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/07/09/36powell.h33.html