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Republican State Sen. Brad Zaun introduced a bill that would eliminate requirements and references to the Iowa Common Core or core curriculum and to core content standards.

Zaun’s bill directs districts to replace “core curriculum plan” with “graduation plan” and “core curriculum requirements” with “high school graduation requirements.

You can read the legislation here.

The bill is scheduled to have a Jan. 26 subcommittee hearing at 11:30 a.m.

The Iowa Conference of United Methodist Church, School Administrators of Iowa, Rural School Advocates of Iowa, Urban Education Network of Iowa and Iowa State Education Association are all registered against the bill.

Nobody has registered in favor of the legislation.

Public comments can be added here.

Author: Jacob Hall