A trio of education polls out last week indicate few Americans recognize the Common Core — something supporters say has hurt their cause here in Indiana.
Only a third of Americans have heard of the new set of academic standards known as the Common Core.
Opponents say a copyright means the state can't substantially change its nationally-crafted academic standards. Its supporters say that's not exactly so.
State lawmakers must make a recommendation on what standards Indiana should adopt next before Nov. 1.
He says his office has sent a letter seeking to withdraw August 12.
After an Indiana bill was passed earlier this year blocking the Common Core, Michigan last week passed a budget that defunded implementation.
The Indiana General Assembly crafted a new law halting the rollout of nationally-crafted academic standards with the No Child Left Behind act in mind.
The list includes three newly formed committees focusing on the Common Core curriculum standards, central Indiana mass transit, and school safety.
Legislative leaders worry about the high number of issues it must consider this year.
The state is beginning a 14-month review of whether to modify or scrap the standards.