Georgia’s Board of Education plans to discuss a request next month by Governor Nathan Deal to review the Common Core. Common Core is a set of standardized benchmarks of academic progress that several states voluntarily adopted. Georgia signed on in 2010 and implemented the standards beginning with the 2012-2013 school year.
Governor Nathan Deal is pushing back on critics of Georgia’s public school curriculum. Deal issued an executive order Wednesday It re-affirms that the federal government isn’t in charge of school curricula in Georgia.