Common Core

Common Core
5:55 am
Tue July 29, 2014

House Republicans renew push for repeal of Common Core

Rep. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) on left and Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) on right
Credit Andy Chow

School districts have spent years preparing to implement the education standards known as Common Core -- which are set to start this coming school year. Now House Republicans are renewing their efforts to repeal the standards. The bill could be on the fast track to the House floor.

Republican Representative Andy Thompson of Marietta has been a vocal critic of the Common Core standards which were developed by a group of state education leaders from around the country.

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Cincinnati Public Schools
1:27 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

School ratings likely to dip as new standards come online

Superintendent Mary Ronan prepares to give her State of the Schools address.
Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati Public School students head back to class next week. Today Superintendent Mary Ronan opened the year with the annual State of the Schools address.

Ronan says the district will fully implement the new Common Core standards.

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