After being forced into a primary, Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) now says he want the Utah State Board of Education to end Common Core and SAGE testing.
The Colorado Legislature is close to passing a student data privacy law that would inform parents about what data collection occurs and provide transparency.
The North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler directed the state’s current standards be rewritten and improved based on Common Core.
The Wyoming Department of Education announced that they are leaving the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium in order to procure a new assessment.
The Alaska Republican Party at their state convention in Fairbanks, AK added opposition to Common Core and abolishment of USDED to their party platform.
In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming and controversial. In the summary of this report it says. “There is a growing movement […]
12th graders saw their average NAEP scores in math and reading drop from 2013 to 2015 which shows Common Core is not helping with college readiness.
The Michigan Senate Education Committee voted to pass SB 826, a bill that would repeal Common Core and replace them with Massachusetts previous standards.
The Data Quality Campaign released its report that includes the four priorities to be adopted by policy makers in order to “make data work for students.”
How much has California schools spent on implementing Common Core? Who knows? EdSource reports that budget laws have made tracking the money difficult.