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Lawmakers: Don’t gag Utah parents who vet Common Core testing

Parents who vet the questions Utah students will be asked next spring on standardized tests should not be under a gag order, a Utah lawmaker says.
Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, raised the possibility in a legislative meeting Monday that the Utah Board of Education is trying to quash public scrutiny of its testing.
Parents picked for the committee are being asked to sign a nondisclosure agreement that could muzzle them from discussing the test questions with other parents, he said.
“We ...