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Wall Street Journal: Fight is on for Common Core Contracts

Caroline Porter for the Wall Street Journal reports on how companies are working to profit off of the implementation of Common Core standards:

As states race to implement the Common Core academic standards, companies are fighting for a slice of the accompanying testing market, expected to be worth billions of dollars in coming years.

That jockeying has brought allegations of bid-rigging in one large pricing agreement involving 11 states—the latest hiccup as the math and reading standards are rolled out—while in roughly three dozen others, education companies are battling for contracts state by state.

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