Wyoming Board of Education continues support of Common Core

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

The state Board of Education continues to support Wyoming’s content standards in English, language arts and math.

The standards, which double as the Common Core State Standards, have been adopted by about 45 states.

“The state Board of Education’s position of being in favor of the Common Core has been reaffirmed,” board chairman Ron Micheli said. “And it will stay that way until there is a change in the position of the board.”

Members of the board heard a presentation from Amy Edmonds of the Wyoming Liberty Group. The former state representative from Cheyenne spoke against the standards at a Tuesday board meeting.

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