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.
Jay Matthews at The Washington Post sees the delay of Algebra I as a miscalculation that will lead to fewer students taking higher level math in high school.
Tom Loveless at the Brown Center for Education Policy at Brookings Institute notes that those states implementing Common Core appear to have already peaked.
The Heritage Foundation released a new report, co-written by well-known Common Core fighters, focused on how Common Core had centralized American education.
The local media makes it sound like the Kansas House Education Committee gave the Common Core the boot, but in fact they did no such thing.