The Louisiana Standards are currently being reviewed and will be revised so now educrats want to drop the term Common Core because it’s “toxic.” The Advocate reports: Brigitte Nieland, who follows public school issues for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and backs the changes, noted that the state Board of Elementary and Secondary […]
Without West Virginia getting rid of Smarter Balanced and the Federal government butting out of education affairs it is hard to see any meaningful change.
Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester announced that he is recommending Massachusetts use a “Next Generation MCAS” a MCAS-PARCC hybrid.
Dr. Duke Pesta who has been going around the country speaking out against Common Core has a new presentation entitled Common Core: From Farce to Failure.
Governor Chris Christie has signed two bills that are related to PARCC/high stakes assessments in his state that passed the New Jersey Legislature.
The Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit to stop West Virginia’s implementation of Common Core and its participation in Smarter Balanced.
The candidates in Louisiana’s governor’s race are anti-Common Core, but with the courts putting the ball in the BESE’s court don’t expect any changes soon.
The Vermont State Board of Education in a letter to parents this week says “college and career ready has been too narrowly defined by Smarter Balanced.
Parents are not mystified about Common Core math, they are mortified that something so colossally stupid is being foisted on their children.
Matt Bevin, a Republican who is opposed to the Common Core State Standards, beat the Democrat Attorney General Jack Conway in Kentucky’s Gubernatorial race.