It’s hard to call any process that starts off using the Common Core State Standards anything more than a rebranding, and that is what we see in Arizona.
It’s hard to remain optimistic about a review of the Common Core that is overseen by the same board who brought them into Arizona to begin with.
The Arizona House Education Committee voted 5-2 in favor of advancing HB 2190, a bill that would block the Common Core and PARCC from being used.
Arizona announced on Friday that the state was pulling out of the PARCC consortium. With the pending release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from the Arizona State Board of Education for a new statewide assessment that will replace AIMS, Governor Jan Brewer, Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal and State Board of Education President […]