Arizona State Supt. of Public Instruction Diane Douglas blasted the Common Core State Standards and its assessment 2015 Condition of Education Address.
Georgia pulled out of PARCC due largely because of the cost of the test. Other states have withdrawn from their testing consortiums, but not Arizona. Their Department of Education said that the cost is less than they anticipated. From the Arizona Daily Independent: The Arizona Department of Education is committed to the Common Core standards, despite wide […]
We wanted to highlight work that is happening in Arizona currently spearheaded by Arizonans Against Common Core. They are currently trying to keep the Arizona Legislature from funding implementation of the Common Core. Here is an update that Jennifer Reynolds sent me via email: We are currently fighting Budget Appropriations for further implementing Common Core […]
Here is where the Common Core State Standards are very much at risk of becoming undone. State Boards and Departments of Education rushed to adopt them, but they’re not the ones paying for it. Arizona is having problems with the bottom line. I doubt they are alone. From The Arizona Republic: Arizona leaders have called […]