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Common Core boycott may cost Idaho

Idaho school officials say a nascent movement among some anti-Common Core parents to boycott required annual student testing could endanger tens of millions in federal funding for the state's cash-strapped schools. At a series of hearings on minor rule changes for the testing program held around the state this fall, some parents at the North Idaho sessions said they’d refuse to let their kids be tested; the rule changes were unanimously approved by the state Board of Education this week/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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