Bill A07994 was filed yesterday in the New York Assembly and then referred to the education committee. This bill will halt the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Race to the Top in the State of New York if passed.
Below is the text of the bill:2013 Race to the Top & Common Core Withdrawal Bill Draft by Al Graf
Lisa Christiansen of Stop Common Core in New York State sent me a list of co-sponsors for the bill.
NYS Assembly Bill Co-Signers A07994
The next course of action would be to contact the members on the education committee and strongly urge their support of this bill. They expect a Senate companion bill to be filed soon.
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Tags: Bill A07994, Common Core State Standards, New York Assembly, Race to the Top
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