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.
New Jersey students experienced a system error as they tried to log-in to take their PARCC assessment, and now the assessments have been delayed.
The Associated Press reported that the Missouri State Board of Education have approved the state’s “new” standards in English and math replacing Common Core.
The Iowa Legislature is on the verge of passing an education appropriations bill that doesn’t fund Smarter Balanced, but doesn’t block it either.
Tennessee’s new academic standards should not be considered a victory for opponents of Common Core as they just approved a rebrand of the standards.
Chicago Public Schools have hindered students from opting-out when state law is clear they have the right to refuse to take the PARCC assessment.
If U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) truly cared about ending the “national school board” he would have let NCLB sunset instead of trying to “fix it.”