|Fla. Gov. promises changes to school standards|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
ORLANDO — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, acknowledging the backlash among some Republicans against new state school standards, said Saturday that steps will be taken to address the criticism that has built up over the last few months.
Scott, who was speaking at the annual meeting of the Republican Party of Florida, said he understood there was a “little bit of passion” surrounding the standards that are known officially as the Common Core State Standards. His remarks came a day after a state party caucus passed a resolution opposing them.
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