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Walker, Burke target core supporters

Turnout expected to be key factor in Tuesday's election

Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are targeting supporters as the clock winds down to Tuesday's election.

Senate committee discusses Common Core changes

Final report to be submitted incorporating ideas of committee members

Wisconsin state senators looking into the Common Core academic standards in Wisconsin are discussing possible changes, but not voting on specific recommendations.

State education department opposes standards bill

3 proposals grew out of academic standards task force

An assistant Wisconsin state superintendent said revising academic standards every six years would create legal, technical and other issues that make a Republican-backed proposal to do that unworkable.

Common core education standards discussed

Joint hearing before Legislature's education committees

Critics of national education standards adopted three years ago in Wisconsin have packed an informational hearing to examine the issue.