Shane Vander Hart: SB 524 before the West Virginia Senate had all of the necessary elements of an effective Common Core repeal removed from the bill.
New Hampshire Senate voted 14 to 9 to pass SB 44 a bill that would prohibit state education leaders from requiring Common Core’s implementation in schools.
The West Virginia House of Delegates has a bill that repeals Common Core and replaces it with pre-Common Core standards from California and Massachusetts.
The Kentucky Senate voted 35-0 to pass SB 1 a bill that supposedly would repeal Common Core from the Bluegrass State, but it doesn’t clearly say that.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Parents rallied at the statehouse to call on the Idaho Legislature to “Buck the Core” joined by Republican gubernatorial candidate Russ Fulcher.
A bill repealing Common Core and replacing it with the pre-Common Core Massachusetts Academic Standards has been introduced into the North Dakota House.
There are currently four bills before the Iowa Legislature that pertain to Common Core and local control of education for duly elected local school boards.
It’s hard to call any process that starts off using the Common Core State Standards anything more than a rebranding, and that is what we see in Arizona.
The 2017 Iowa Legislative Session brings opportunities to attack Common Core in Iowa with upcoming changes in the Iowa Legislature and Governor’s office.