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Louisiana Governor Rejects Common Core, But State Officials Won't Budge

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced his plans to revoke the Common Core standards, sparking a political scramble and procedural tug-of-war in the state.

The Times-Picayune reported that Education Superintendent White and board President Chas Roemer dismissed Jindal's rejection of Common Core as a dramatic but meaningless gesture. They said the state's 714,000 students will continue lessons aligned with the national academic standards and its associated tests.

This has left the public education system in confusion, with no active contract to buy standardized tests for the school year that starts in August.

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