The Michigan Legislature is on the verge of passing what is poised to be the strongest anti-Common Core bill to date, but progress seems to be stalled.
Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Gates Foundation, said that the foundation underestimated the amount of resources needed to roll out Common Core.
Kentucky was an earlier adopter of the Common Core State Standards over five years ago. They have seen a widening black-white achievement gap since then.
After being forced into a primary, Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) now says he want the Utah State Board of Education to end Common Core and SAGE testing.
The North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler directed the state’s current standards be rewritten and improved based on Common Core.
The Alaska Republican Party at their state convention in Fairbanks, AK added opposition to Common Core and abolishment of USDED to their party platform.
The Michigan Senate Education Committee voted to pass SB 826, a bill that would repeal Common Core and replace them with Massachusetts previous standards.
The Associated Press reported that the Missouri State Board of Education have approved the state’s “new” standards in English and math replacing Common Core.
Lisa Hudson, an Arizona attorney and mom, grades Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) on his Common Core opposition during his first term.
Hillary Clinton in her interview with Newsday’s editorial board says that she supports Common Core, but believes the implementation has been a disaster.