Ohio Report for Wednesday, August 27, 2014 House Report

Business Interests Stand Behind Common Core Standards

Business leaders from around the state stood before a House committee Wednesday to urge continued use of the Common Core standards in Ohio.

Testifying before the House Rules & Reference Committee, the regional chambers of commerce and a business owner said the standards get at the goal of preparing more students to be ready for college and careers - something the state's system heretofore has not always accomplished.

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