GOP Candidates Move Away from Common Core

National Review has a useful summary of the GOP candidates’ move away from the Common Core. It begins by noting that as recently as January 2012, Scott Walker chaired a Wisconsin reading task force that endorsed the Common Core: Two years later, on July 17, 2014, Walker released a statement: “Today, I call on the members of the State Legislature to pass a bill in early January to repeal Common Core and replace it with standards set by people in Wisconsin.” Walker is, of course, not the only high-profile Republican to backtrack on his support for Common Core… […] Louisiana governor Bobby

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