Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, wants the best standards in the U.S. for Indiana schools. But other lawmakers aren't sure that language belongs in code.
The goal is to approve new standards by summer, time many teachers use to plan lessons and seek professional development.
As other states re-name their Core-aligned guidelines, Indiana's Common Core opponents hope lawmakers will address their concerns with the standards.
A panel of state lawmakers will hear a bill Wednesday that would require Indiana to exit the Common Core initiative and write its own expectations for students.
Expect Republican state lawmakers to tell Indiana education officials they too support a move away from Common Core.
Superintendent Glenda Ritz says the State Board needs to adopt new education standards this spring so tests can be ready for the 2015-16 school year.
In his State of the State address, Gov. Mike Pence advocated for Indiana to write Common Core-independent standards.
As Indiana's standards debate continues, Politico reports on how national conservative groups see their anti-Common Core push as the start of a bigger debate.
Andrea Neal says she believes she was appointed to the State Board of Education because of her anti-Common Core stance.
Tony Bennett, who resigned as Florida's schools chief over allegations of wrongdoing in Indiana, is working for ACT Inc. on a new Common Core test.