Tag: Common Core State Standards
Politico reported yesterday that Oklahoma lost its ESEA (NCLB) flexibility waiver as a result of repealing Common Core. Indiana, however, received a one-year extension. Both state repealed Common Core, but Indiana replaced theirs with a rebrand. Oklahoma will be writing new standards and their process will be slower and more deliberate than the Hoosier effort […]
Time for another Twitter rally. Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) will be in Dallas, TX tomorrow (8/29/14) at the Defending the American Dream Summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity. He is on the agenda tomorrow at 10:00a (Central Time) to be on a panel for a workshop entitled “Wastewatchers – Tightening the Belt on Government Spending.” […]
I have to tip my hat to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. Even though he encountered a setback in court in regards to his executive order pulling Louisiana out of PARCC he forged ahead in his opposition. Jindal has done what frankly every Governor should do – file a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education […]
2nd Vote provides consumers a way to find out if a particular company supports the Common Core State Standards through their charitable giving.
Conservative leaders who work with groups like BATS & AACTE would be able to gain support from a broad base of liberals & conservatives to curtail the DoED.
State Representative Gordon Denlinger earlier this month filed legislation that would repeal the Common Core State Standards in the Keystone State. From a press release that he sent out: “On Nov. 21, 2013, by a vote of 3-2, the Commonwealth’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) adopted key revisions to Pennsylvania Core Academic Standards in lieu […]
WFTV 9 in central Florida reports that Florida plans to implement means-testing of Kindergarteners. Yes you read that right. An excerpt: Channel 9′s Lori Brown found out that the state is requiring districts to develop tests for every subject taught in kindergarten. The state law requires Orange County to develop 15 different tests for kindergarteners. […]
A local school board in Illinois passed a resolution expressing concern about the Common Core State Standards last Tuesday evening. The resolution was unanimously passed by the East Peoria Community High School District 309 board. Here is the resolution below: WHEREAS the Board of Education of East Peoria High School District 309, Tazewell County Illinois, […]
Two polls recently came out, and neither brings good news for the Common Core State Standards. Education Next released their poll which I will have to say is garbage when it comes to their national sample. They have shown for the last two years a majority of Americans support Common Core. That is an outlier […]