Senator Chuck Grassley Seeks to Defund Common Core

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commoncorethumb-630x286Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley (R-Iowa) is asking his colleagues to eliminate U.S. Department of Education funding used to develop or implement the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

He sent a letter Wednesday to the chair and ranking member of the subcommittee that would oversee such funding.

“We ask that the Fiscal Year 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill include language to restore state decision-making and accountability with respect to state academic content standards,” Grassley began.

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