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Statehouse Common Core showdown Jan. 22

Circle Jan. 22 on your calendars.

That’s when the Senate and House education committees will hold a joint meeting to discuss the controversial Idaho Core Standards.

It’s not going to be a public hearing per se. The public won’t be able to testify. Questions will be taken in advance, in writing, and will be addressed by a panel on both sides of the issue.

For more about the ground rules — and how and where to submit questions — here’s a link to our story from Idaho Education News’ Clark Corbin.


Kevin Richert is a reporter and blogger at Idaho Education News ( Kevin is a former Statesman editorial page editor, with 27 year's experience in Idaho journalism.

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