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State School Superintendent John Huppenthal explains the “Common Core’’ standards taking effect this school year. But Huppenthal said Wednesday he is not convinced that schools need more money to implement the standards despite claims to the contrary from some others. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Schools complain of no funding to implement new standards

Arizona schools are being forced to implement new standards for English and math this year while still waiting for financial help from the state officials who are promoting them.