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The Governor’s Speech You Don’t Want to Hear on Common Core State Standards

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April 14, 2014 11:16 am


For more than two decades in elected office, I delivered numerous speeches explaining why I was taking a controversial action. To prepare for opposition, I often conducted the mental exercise of composing the speech I thought opponents would give.

With some state legislators and governors pushing hard to stop the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, I decided to pretend once again that I am delivering the opponent’s speech.

Bob Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia.


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