On March 30, the Arizona Senate defeated HB2190, a bill meant to rid the state of Common Core. In a 13-16 vote, the legislators narrowly voted to keep the controversial K-12 math and English standards.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Mark Finchem (R-Oro Valley), aimed to repeal Common Core and to restore local control of standards.
Arizona parents and activists told School Reform News they would continue to fight Common Core.
Heather Kays ([email protected]) is a research fellow with The Heartland Institute and is managing editor of School Reform News.
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