One of the many complaints about Florida's move toward new school standards has centered on how much it will cost. But at a recent public hearing on the standards, Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart said cost shouldn't be a major factor. "Our analysis is there is not an additional cost with implementation of the Common Core standards."
Her assertion brought out the doubters, even among supporters of the K-12 English and math standards.
PolitiFact Florida decided to take a closer look. But the issue isn't as clear cut as you might imagine.