Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s budget bill has Common Core opt-out features that could be short circuited by his school accountability emphasis.
The Maine Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs Committee voted unanimously in favor of LD 1276 that ends the state’s membership in Smarter Balanced.
The Ohio House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would eliminate PARCC and restrict the amount of testing done in the state.
Under a deal reached with a bill, HB 373, there would be additional steps added to Louisiana’s current plan to review and revise the Common Core Standards.
State Representative Sara Gideon (D-Freeport) would like to see a parent’s right to opt-out of assessments codified in Maine’s state law.
Legislation has been filed by Wisconsin lawmakers that requires school districts to inform parents of their opt-out rights and provide certain information.
The Delaware House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that states parents are allowed to opt their children out of standardized testing.
There has been legislation filed that will be heard tomorrow in a House committee related to ethics questions directed at Louisiana education officials.
Governor Maggie Hassan (D-NH) vetoed SB 101, a bill that would have prohibited the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant vetoed SB 2161 on Friday last week. The bill passed through the Mississippi Legislature in late March. Bryant said then that he wasn’t sure the bill would accomplish anything. Activists from Mississippi told Truth in American Education that they believed the bill would just set up a rebrand and give politicians cover. […]