Oklahoma governor signs bill to repeal Common Core, abolishing tough new standards for schools

  • by: TIM TALLEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 6, 2014 - 12:30 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation making Oklahoma the third state to repeal the Common Core education standards, saying the federal government's attempt to influence state education policy is reason enough to abolish the math and English guidelines that had been scheduled to take effect in the upcoming school year.

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