Some in SC question legality of Common Core review process

By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve

State law requires that before changes are made to state educational standards and assessment tests, a group of parents, business and industry representatives, community leaders and educators must review the proposals.

But educators dominated two main review groups for the Common Core standards adopted in 2010 by the South Carolina Board of Education and state Education Oversight Committee, documents reviewed by The Nerve show. South Carolina is part of a 22-state consortium developing Common Core math and English language arts assessment tests for K-12 students.

at The Nerve.

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