Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and some Illinois Legislative Republicans oppose requiring schools to teach cursive which Common Core virtually eliminated.
The Maryland State Board of Education will not require students to pass PARCC in high school in order to graduate until 2024.
The New Hampshire Department of Education released last year’s Smarter Balanced and SAT scores which showed a decline in math and ELA proficiency.
The Lawrence Journal-World says Common Core is soon to be no more in Kansas. A brief look at their new math standards approved in August says differently.
The Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette highlights in a recent editorial the testing woes that Indiana currently faces that include a problem with the new vendor.
New Jersey released their PARCC test scores last week, and while they could point to some gains overall, there isn’t anything to be excited over.
South Dakota students who earn a level 3 or 4 on the Smarter Balanced Assessment will receive a general acceptance letter from the state’s public universities.
Oregon schools showed a drop in proficiency in math and ELA as last school year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment scores were released.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has been a roadblock for the Next Generation Science Standards’ implementation in her state. Good for her.
High school juniors in West Virginia will take the SAT college entrance exam instead of the Smarter Balanced Assessment starting in Spring of 2018.