ACT’s Common Core assessment, Aspire, did not receive a glowing endorsement from at least one school superintendent in Alabama. From AL.com: Madison City Schools showed more than 20 percent higher proficiency than the statewide average for the 2015 ACT Aspire assessments, but Superintendent Dr. Dee Fowler didn’t appear enthused when sharing the scores this week. […]
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued an executive order related to student data collection that established the state’s longitudinal database system.
SB 101 introduced in the Alabama Senate would end state participation in the Common Core State Standards and Alabama’s College-and Career-Ready Standards.
Last year the Alabama Baptist Convention passed a resolution that stopped short of calling for the repeal of the Common Core State Standards. At this year’s annual meeting they passed a resolution that called for a full repeal. The convention that met last week at Lakeside Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL passed the resolution without […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
We wanted to provide a complete list in one location of all the states that have pulled out of either Smarter Balanced or PARCC, as well as, states that are considering it. States that have pulled out of their Assessment Consortium: Utah (Smarter Balanced) – http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile/54627081-68/utah-state-standards-consortium.html.csp Oklahoma (PARCC) – http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-assessments/oklahoma-pulls-out-of-parcc/ (the Tulsa World article is […]
It was reported in late November that legislative efforts will be difficult in Alabama and Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh will likely be the primary roadblock. An excerpt: Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said legislative efforts to repeal the Common Core education standards likely won’t make it to the Senate floor in […]