Miracles Do Happen: Governor and Chair of Common Core Organization (NGA) Rejects Common Core

Governor Jack Markell of Delaware… take heed…

COMMON CORE

Govenor-Gary-Herbert-Utah

Governor Herbert surprised a lot of people this week, including me.

After spending the past six years promoting,  marketing, and providing workforce alignment strategies to serve Common Core, and after rising to the throne of Common Core’s organization, National Governors Association, to become its chair, and after going out of his way to have the Utah Attorney General provide “proof” that Common Core supposedly represented local control– after all of this,  Herbert has now turned his back on the Common Core and has written a letter to the State School Board, asking it to move away from Common Core.

The media in Utah say that they are “puzzled” and confused.  Not me.  I’m doing the happy dance!

happy dance dog

Regardless of the Governor’s motives in this election year, regardless of the possibility that Utah might just endure a wasteful rebranding effort that could redeliver Common Core under a new name…

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One thought on “Miracles Do Happen: Governor and Chair of Common Core Organization (NGA) Rejects Common Core

  1. That is very good news, but he, apparently, (previously?) wrote a letter to state delegates (for what, I don’t know), which was fact-checked April 13 on the same blog. (see titles on left of COMMON CORE blog). The last paragraph about his grandchildren is the same as to the State School Board.  Interesting. Lorrie “Life is short.  Live it to the fullest.  It has an expiration date.” ~~unknown

     

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