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 North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler directed the state’s current standards be rewritten and improved based on Common Core.
The Alaska Republican Party at their state convention in Fairbanks, AK added opposition to Common Core and abolishment of USDED to their party platform.
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.
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.