The Democratic National Committee warned in an email released by Wikileaks that Common Core is a “political third rail” and they shouldn’t touch it.
The Democrat Party Platform to be voted on at the Democratic National Convention avoids Common Core, but supports parents opting out of assessments.
A report released by the New York State School Boards Association states that New York’s new standards being developed will be like Common Core.
Montana: “Hey these aren’t Next Generation Science Standards, these standards have been reviewed locally! It doesn’t matter they look extremely similar.”
Delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention passed a party platform that affirms parents and rejects one-size-fits-all approaches to education.
Rhode Island’s Education Commissioner said no PARCC ELA assessments for 10th and 11th graders, but will still have to take the PARCC math assessment.
Shane Vander Hart: Determining whether a student will be successful because of genetics will lead to writing some kids off, and that would be tragic.
The 2nd largest school district in the state of Nevada’s opt-out rate increased by 58% and the state’s opt-out rate increases, but that is downplayed.
After Illinois dropped PARCC for high school students Chicagoland mom who goes by “MBA Mom” at Chicago Now asks why not for Grades 3-8 as well?
Since 2010 PARCC and Smarter Balanced have seen their consortia’s membership go from 58 member states and territories to 22.