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McCrory signs Common Core changes into law

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RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.

McCrory signed the bill Tuesday along with four others. He said the Common Core bill does not officially repeal the federal standards but will review and improve them.

North Carolina is now one of five states that have changed or removed the Common Core standards from schools and are creating new state-specific ones.

The law directs the State Board of Education to rewrite the Common Core standards for the North Carolina's K-12 schools. A new 11-member standards advisory commission will be formed to make curriculum recommendations to the board. Common Core, which schools began testing two years ago, would remain in place until the new standards are completed.

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Common core

I agree. We don't need common core. And I don't see what is wrong with all of us that never enough took EOGS. We have survived just fine on only taking regular exams. I think we turned just fine...

He should have done away

He should have done away with it altogether.