Column: Common Core might be pushed through back door




A comedian once observed that the reason they call it “horse sense” is because horses don’t bet on people.

With the Senate passage of Senate Bill 91 and its moving through the House, many may think that our withdrawing from the federal Common Core education program is a sure bet.

After all, Common Core has become so controversial across the nation that Gov. Mike Pence said in his state of the state address, “When it comes to setting standards for schools, I can assure you, Indiana’s will be uncommonly high. They will be written by Hoosiers, for Hoosiers and will be among the best in the nation.”

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