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S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley blasts Common Core, wants state to scrap it

By staff and wire services reports
January 20th, 2014

Gov. Nikki Haley urged South Carolina lawmakers to scrap the national Common Core curriculum that is being phased in at schools throughout the state, KnowNews reports. “We don’t ever want to educate South Carolina children like they educate California children,” Haley said. “We want to educate South Carolina children on South Carolina standards, not anyone else’s standards.” “We are telling the legislature: Roll back Common Core,” the Republican governor added. “Let’s take it back to South Carolina standards.” Her remarks came in response to a question at the conclusion of her speech Thursday to the Greenville County Republican Women’s Club…

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