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Media Coverage of Gov. DeSantis' Executive Order to End Common Core February, 2019

Here is a sample of the state and national/international media coverage involving Governor DeSantis' tremendous executive order to end Common Core, revamp testing and boost civics education, including several involving FSCCC:

Ep och Times: Florida Governor Plans Rollback of Common Core

Washington Examiner : Florida Gov. DeSantis puts Common Core out of our misery

Heritage Sentinel: Florida Gov. DeSantis Issues 1-Year Deadline to Eliminate All 'Vestiges' of Common Core

Education Week: Common Core Scrapped Under Florida Gov.'s Executive Order

TC Palm: End of Common Core: Florida Standards review expected to be costly, yet little may change

USA Today: Common Core: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants new standards to eliminate vestiges of Core

Orlando Sentinel: Gov. Ron DeSantis seeks to ditch Common Core, find new academic standards for public schools

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Governor DeSantis Signs Executive Order to End Common Core in Florida January, 2019

Florida Ron DeSantis signed a executive order on January 31st, 2019 to end the use of the Common Core standards in Florida, develop new standards, streamline testing and expand civics teaching. Significantly, Commissioner Corcoran admitted that the current Florida Standards are Common Core rebranded. Here is video of part of the press conference and news coverage, followed by links to other media coverage involving FSCCC:
Orlando Sentinel:
Karen Effrem, executive director of the Florida Stop Common Core Coalition, said in an email her group was "thrilled with Governor DeSantis' great efforts to keep his campaign promise and finally listen to the frustrations of parents."

But she said she expected such a change won't be easy. "We also know that he will be up against a very entrenched corporate and political establishment that is very much in favor of keeping these standards. So we look forward to helping him fight that battle," she wrote.

Fort Meyers News Press

Karen Effrem, executive director of the Florida Stop Common Core Coalition, said she is expecting a mixed reaction to the governor's plan.

"I think parents are going to be thrilled because they are finally feeling like, hopefully, their concerns are being addressed and not just a dog and pony show and rebranding like has happened over the last several years," she said.

She said she is not so sure the educational community will fully support read more

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