Conference of Hispanic Christians endorses Common Core

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(RNS) Common Core, a set of educational standards that has faced criticism from religious groups, has found an ally in the largest organization of Hispanic Christians in the U.S.

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference’s endorsement of the program Wednesday (Feb. 5) buoys the Common Core initiative, which has drawn criticism from conservative Christians who say it reflects liberal values.