by Laura Edghill
Posted 2/12/14, 05:20 pm
Several states appear to be asking “What’s in a name?” with regard to the national Common Core standards for reading and math in public schools.
In Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer issued an executive order stripping the name “Common Core” from the controversial standards. Florida lawmakers have dropped the name and replaced it with “Florida Standards.” In Iowa, some of the standards are now referred to as “The Iowa Core.”