Common Core foe emerges to challenge Democrat Bette Lasky for Nashua state senate seat

By KEVIN LANDRIGAN
Staff Writer

CONCORD – Nashua Republican Doris Hohensee said when no one else would step up, she decided to take on state Sen. Bette Lasky, D-Nashua, in one of the most Democratic districts in the state.

Hohensee, a longtime advocate of home schooling and public education reform, said opposition to the Common Core standards are a major issue in this campaign.

“We are seeing a coalition mobilizing against this because it’s bad for the teachers and bad for the students. We’ve got labor unions with concerns, school boards saying it should be delayed or done away with,” Hohensee said.

“As far as I’m concerned, Bette Lasky has done nothing about this and so my involvement will either move her to do something, or I’ll get in there and change things.”

Read more…