The Alaska Republican Party at their state convention in Fairbanks, AK added opposition to Common Core and abolishment of USDED to their party platform.
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.
How much has California schools spent on implementing Common Core? Who knows? EdSource reports that budget laws have made tracking the money difficult.
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.
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.
Lisa Hudson, an Arizona attorney and mom, grades Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) on his Common Core opposition during his first term.
Hillary Clinton in her interview with Newsday’s editorial board says that she supports Common Core, but believes the implementation has been a disaster.
Jay Matthews at The Washington Post sees the delay of Algebra I as a miscalculation that will lead to fewer students taking higher level math in high school.
Tom Loveless at the Brown Center for Education Policy at Brookings Institute notes that those states implementing Common Core appear to have already peaked.