Christie: Common Core Is ‘Not Working’


chris christieThough he once supported Common Core education standards, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has declared that the standards are “simply not working” and proposed dropping them.

While speaking at a New Jersey college on Thursday, Christie said he wants to assemble a team to develop a group that will work on “new standards right here in New Jersey, not 200 miles away on the banks of the Potomac River.”

The possilble Republican presidential candidate said Common Core “has brought only confusion and frustration to our parents and has brought distance between our teachers and the communities where they work. Instead of solving problems in our classrooms, it is creating new ones.”

The standards, proposed by the Obama administration, are largely hated on the right. Read more at

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