It’s a hot topic this political season.
The Common Core education standards were discussed in campaign forums and meet-and-greets.
Some school board candidates have promised to expel them from Florida if elected. So, too, have some congressional candidates and state House and Senate hopefuls.
Whether they will succeed, as voters head to the polls today to nominate or choose candidates, remains in doubt.
“You have school board members that are running on platforms of overthrowing Common Core,” said Will Miller, a political science professor at Flagler College in St. Augustine. “It isn’t going to happen.”