Common Core Scrapped Under Florida Gov.'s Executive Order

Education Week: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed an executive order to end the Sunshine State's use of the Common Core State Standards.

By January 2020, the state education department must make recommendations on how to eliminate those standards "and ensure we return to the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic," the order states. The state education commissioner, Richard Corcoran, will submit the plan to the legislature in time for its 2020 session, DeSantis said.

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