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Federal officials on Friday rejected Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s financing plans for the privatization of six state-owned hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured, dealing a potentially significant blow to the state’s health care operations.

Lawmakers wanting to repeal the academic standards are still pursuing several avenues for making a dent in the state’s Common Core implementation. As important, they’ve recently acquired acquired a powerful political ally in Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has become critical of the educational guidelines and their associated test, named the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers or PARCC for short.

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