One of the reasons why Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican governor in a red state, is so unpopular was her tepid response to efforts to repeal Common Core.
The amount of hubris that comes from the education educracy never ceases to amaze me. The latest example is from OK SBOE member Lee Baxter.
Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a bill that would require further revision to the new standards that will replace permanently replace Common Core.
Jenni White of Reclaiming Oklahoma Parent Empowerment says that there are serious issues with Oklahoma’s proposed new standards that need to be revised.
The U.S. Department of Education announced yesterday that they gave Oklahoma its NCLB flexibility waiver back. It was taken from them after Oklahoma repealed Common Core. From their press release: In August, Oklahoma was unable to demonstrate that it had college- and career-ready standards in place, a key principle in ESEA flexibility, which is why the […]
Jenni White, President of Restore Oklahoma Public Education debated Michael Petrilli, President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute at an event entitled, “Common Core Chaos?” The debate was held on November 11th at the Oklahoma Wesleyan University campus in Bartlesville. If you missed it you can watch the video below, you can read Jenni’s opening […]
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 Both state repealed Common Core, but Indiana replaced theirs with a rebrand.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 […]
Yesterday there were two local school boards in separate states that are standing against the Common Core State Standards. In Guthrie, OK the school board there passed a resolution stating they want the Common Core repealed on their state. KOKH TV (Fox) in Oklahoma City reports: A large school district fires a shot against common […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
We wanted to provide a complete list in one location of all the states that have pulled out of either Smarter Balanced or PARCC, as well as, states that are considering it. States that have pulled out of their Assessment Consortium: Utah (Smarter Balanced) – http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile/54627081-68/utah-state-standards-consortium.html.csp Oklahoma (PARCC) – http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-assessments/oklahoma-pulls-out-of-parcc/ (the Tulsa World article is […]