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West Virginia Board Of Education Repeals Common Core Standards

December 18th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

The state of West Virginia Thursday approved the repeal of the K-12 Next Generation Standards for math and English and approved new standards. The change in standards were recommended by state schools superintendent, and former Cumberland resident, Michael Martirano after months of community feedback and findings from West Virginia University.

The new standards which will be effective July 1, 2016, include handwriting instruction in grades K-4, and the expectation for students to learn multiplication tables by the end of the third grade…

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