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National Education Association President Elect Talks Common Core Standards


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Lee County become the first Florida County to opt-out of standardized testing last month. The decision was reversed by the same school board shortly after, but the gesture resonated with opponents of the national academic standard program.

Each state is responsible for determining if schools are adhering to standard. 90.7’s Brendan Byrne spoke with National Educational Association President Elect Lily Garcia about Florida’s efforts.


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Brendan Byrne

About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts "Are We There Yet?", WMFE's space exploration podcast He also helps produce WMFE's twice-weekly public affairs show "Intersection," working with host Matthew Peddie to shape the ... Read Full Bio »

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