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Oklahoma Court Ruled Common Core Repeal Constitutional

Only a few hours after hearing oral arguments, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a bill repealing Common Core standards constitutional.

TulsaWorld reported that plaintiffs had called HB 3399 an “unprecedented expansion of the power of the legislative branch and interference with the executive branch.” The court disagreed.

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin praised the court’s decision.

“This bill has now been passed with large legislative majorities, signed by the governor, and reviewed by the courts. It is now time for parents, teachers, school administrators and lawmakers to work cooperatively to implement this law,” she said in a statement.

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Article by Celine Provini, EducationWorld Editor

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