Betty Peters: Any assertion that Amendment One will free Alabama of the much-detested Common Core State Standards is false.
SB 101 introduced in the Alabama Senate would end state participation in the Common Core State Standards and Alabama’s College-and Career-Ready Standards.
Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh spoke to the Business Council of Alabama’s governmental affairs committee about the Common Core State Standards last week. You can watch below (it’s the second half of the video): Marsh says, ““Have had people bring me stacks of materials with highlights … and I am supposed to connect […]
Mobile County Schools report a substantial drop in their student’s test scores. Of course the “rigor” of the new standards is to blame according to school officials. Alabama.com reports: Karen Mohr, acting chief academic officer for the school system, sent a letter to all principals advising them on how to handle the test scores. “After […]
The Alabama Senate Education Committee plans on voting on SB190 today which would remove Alabama from the Common Core. Yesterday, Dr. Tommy Bice, Alabama’s State Superintendent of Education, held a press conference to defend Alabama’s “College and Career Ready Standards.” It was a 35 minute long press conference including a Q&A time. Bice said that […]