published Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

House members OK report implementing delay of Tennessee Common Core education standards

The Tennessee Capitol.
The Tennessee Capitol.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

NASHVILLE — House members this afternoon approved a conference committee report implementing a one-year delay in the testing of Tennessee's Common Core education standards.

The report, the work of a special House and Senate panel seeking to iron out differences, passed 84-8. Senators are expected to take up the report on Thursday.

about Andy Sher...

Andy Sher is a Nashville-based staff writer covering Tennessee state government and politics for the Times Free Press. A Washington correspondent from 1999-2005 for the Times Free Press, Andy previously headed up state Capitol coverage for The Chattanooga Times, worked as a state Capitol reporter for The Nashville Banner and was a contributor to The Tennessee Journal, among other publications. Andy worked for 17 years at The Chattanooga Times covering police, health care, county government, ...

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