Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said this week the Every Student Succeeds Act “essentially does away with the notion of a Common Core.” No it doesn’t.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Shane Vander Hart: Getting rid of the U.S. Department of Education would be great, but like Hydra, one blow is likely not enough to get rid of Fed Ed.
Shane Vander Hart: What do I want U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to do about AP History and other curriculum we don’t like? Absolutely nothing.
Richard Innes with the Bluegrass Institute explains how high quality standards based education programs work and how Common Core didn’t follow that process.
Betsy DeVos, in her first day as Secretary of Education, did not publicly touch on policy, but called for those of differing opinions to find common ground.
Shane Vander Hart: Betsy DeVos will be confirmed as Secretary of Education barely because the 51st vote against her is nowhere to be found.
Parents rallied at the statehouse to call on the Idaho Legislature to “Buck the Core” joined by Republican gubernatorial candidate Russ Fulcher.
Will Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education be derailed? If it happens it will happen at when the Senate HELP Committee votes on Tuesday.
A bill repealing Common Core and replacing it with the pre-Common Core Massachusetts Academic Standards has been introduced into the North Dakota House.