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Louisiana's Jindal sues U.S. over education standards

Posted: August 28, 2014 at 4:38 a.m.

Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, shown in 2012, said the Education Department’s Common Core initiative is an effort to implement national education changes beyond Congress’ intentions.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the U.S. Department of Education, claiming it's unconstitutionally coercing states into adopting national curriculum standards for elementary and secondary education.

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