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Huckabee plumps for Common Core

Don’t ‘dumb down’ schools, he says

Posted: August 23, 2014 at 3:25 a.m.

This Aug. 9, 2014, file photo shows Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee as he speaks during The Family Leadership Summit, in Ames, Iowa. Conservatives should stop the fight over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, Huckabee said. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.

Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday.

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