Ax Common Core name, governor says

Step urged to ‘avoid issues’ in education standards redo

Posted: August 13, 2015 at 3:53 a.m.
Updated: August 13, 2015 at 3:53 a.m.

In this Jan. 16, 2015 photo, Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin is interviewed in his office at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday urged that anticipated revisions to the state's math and English/language arts standards include dropping the "Common Core State Standards" name.

Governor Asa Hutchinson prepares to speak to media regarding a review of Arkansas' child welfare services and the state Division of Children and Famil...

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