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Lawmakers debate more Common Core bills

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) _ South Dakota lawmakers have taken another step toward studying whether the Common Core standards that establish what students should know in each grade level should be kept in the state's schools.

Earlier in the week, a legislative panel approved a measure that would set up a study of the existing Common Core standards for math and English.

A Senate committee now has endorsed a companion measure that would prevent the state from adopting Common Core standards in other subjects.

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) _ South Dakota lawmakers are considering proposals that would protect the privacy of student records and delay the adoption of any additional Common Core standards.
 
School districts in the state are already using Common Core standards to determine what students should know in math and English at each grade level.
 
The Senate State Affairs Committee is looking at a bill that would delay adoption of Common Core standards for any other subjects. Another measure would prevent the collection of some kinds of information from students and restrict how information on individual students can be shared.
 
Another legislative panel has already approved a measure that would set up a study of the existing Common Core standards in math and English.

 

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