Outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would allow school districts to substitute Smarter Balanced with ACT or SAT.
Comparing two Common Core-related bills offered in the Ohio House only one would guarantee a repeal of the Common Core State Standards in the Buckeye State.
The West Virginia Board of Education has voted to discontinue its use in the Mountain State, as well as, reduce the amount of testing they require.
In California while overall students saw an increase in their assessment scores compared to last year one group lags behind – foster care children.
What can teachers do if they had an additional 23 hours with their students instead of taking a standardized test that frankly doesn’t help students?
Delaware and West Virginia may see some changes with their involvement in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
The Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit to stop West Virginia’s implementation of Common Core and its participation in Smarter Balanced.
Geoff Thomas, superintendent of Madison School District 321 in Idaho, fought the implementation of Common Core and Smarter Balanced Assessments.
Mark Twain’s letter unleashed on a snake oil salesman for fraudulent advertising could also address an article written by Fordham’s Petrelli and Pondiscio.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker vetoed language in Wisconsin’s biennial budget bill that would codify assessment criteria aligned with the Common Core.