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We've collected a stories about the 2015 Louisiana Legislative Session. What new bill is coming up for a vote? How are lawmakers doing in protecting higher education and health care from cuts? What other initiatives are in the works for Louisiana? Find them here.

Jindal Set To Sign Common Core Bills

The Governor's Office says that Bobby Jindal intends to sign three measures described as a compromise in the battle over Common Core education standards.

The bills address review and implementation guidelines to create instruction specifically designed for Louisiana students.  Council For A Better Louisiana's Barry Erwin says the legislation ultimately allows Common Core to stay in public classrooms. "The measures state that Common Core is the default plan more less, if people in the state don't agree with the changes made by a review committee," he said.

Four panels mostly comprised of teachers, will go over Common Core and make recommendations to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.  However, a key component to the review, is that the next governor will have the ability to reject any proposed  changes to Common Core.

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