The New Jersey Assembly voted overwhelmingly to prevent PARCC scores from being used to evaluate teachers in a 52-11-8 vote on Thursday.
Gov. Mark Dayton (D-MN) signed a law yesterday that provides parents with input and schools with guidance about parental notification in terms of surveys.
The Michigan Legislature is on the verge of passing what is poised to be the strongest anti-Common Core bill to date, but progress seems to be stalled.
The Alaska Legislature passed an important piece of legislation that recognizes a parent’s right to opt their child out of assessments and certain classes.
The Colorado Legislature is close to passing a student data privacy law that would inform parents about what data collection occurs and provide transparency.
The Iowa Legislature is on the verge of passing an education appropriations bill that doesn’t fund Smarter Balanced, but doesn’t block it either.
The local media makes it sound like the Kansas House Education Committee gave the Common Core the boot, but in fact they did no such thing.
Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a bill that would require further revision to the new standards that will replace permanently replace Common Core.
The Arizona Senate will consider bills that relate to protecting student privacy and a parent’s right to opt their students out of assessments.
The West Virginia Senate Education Committee passed a watered down version of the House Common Core delegate.