Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Emerson College released a poll last week that showed an overwhelming number of Connecticut voters oppose the Common Core State Standards.
The Connecticut Senate passed a bill 33 to 3 that would dump Smarter Balanced for high school students in favor of college entrance exams like ACT or SAT.
Fox Connecticut reports that students, parents and educators are unaware that their students have their social media monitored as they take Smarter Balanced.
There are a number of Common Core-related bills that have been filed in the Connecticut General Assembly, but none would repeal the standards.
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
A follow-up to the piece I wrote about Connecticut last week. In that piece Steve Martin with the Connecticut State Department of Education said there is no opt-out provision assessments except for students who are “medically exempt” or who are in an out-of-state facility. Wendy Lecker who is senior attorney for the Campaign for Fiscal […]
Connecticut has received a number of parental opt-out requests from assessments. Steve Martin, an education consultant with the Connecticut State Department of Education last month wrote a two page primer on the “background, history and suggested protocols for addressing parent requests for students to ‘opt-out’ of mandated state testing.” The Department is tells local education […]