Common Core: Former Superintendent of Education Nielsen

Published at 6:06 p.m. on July 1, 2013 | Modified at 6:06 p.m. on July 1, 2013

Former S.C. Superintendent of Education Dr. Barbara Nielsen, who served from 1990-98, said Monday that Common Core learning standards being implemented in the Beaufort County School District this fall should be embraced, not feared. The standards do not co-opt or override local decisions on curricula or teaching materials. Decisions in standardized tests will remain a decision made by state and local districts.

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