Mich. Senate hearing on Common Core focuses on tests, state ed board

Friday, October 4, 2013

The Michigan Department of Education does not have an exact cost for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, two state Senate committees heard Wednesday, but education officials are limited in what actions they can take under the budget provision blocking funding for the standards.

The Senate's committees on school appropriations and education met together to take testimony on the standards, but did not formally discuss a resolution passed last week by the Michigan House of Representatives authorizing funding for the standards.

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