Alabama State Senator Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) proposed replacing Alabama’s elected state board of education with an appointed “board of counsel.”
Another attempt to repeal the Common Core State Standards in Alabama was met with apathy among some legislators and mocking by a taxpayer-funded lobbyist.
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 […]
It was reported in late November that legislative efforts will be difficult in Alabama and Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh will likely be the primary roadblock. An excerpt: Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said legislative efforts to repeal the Common Core education standards likely won’t make it to the Senate floor in […]
Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh was confused about who was right so he single-handedly killed Alabama’s anti-Common Core bill.
J.R. Wilson has updated our map. The Pending Rejection states are so marked as a result of serious discussion or action taken towards withdrawing from the Common Core State Standards, withdrawing from PARCC or SBAC, delaying implementation of standards or assessments, or not funding the implementation. The discussions or actions considered include public forums, legislative […]
The Alabama Legislature has two identical bills that would repeal the Common Core – House Bill 254, sponsored by State Representative Jim Barton (R-Mobile), and Senate Bill 190, sponsored by State Senator Drew Brewbaker (R-Montgomery). There is a public hearing tomorrow on the House Bill at 3p at the Alabama Statehouse. A partner of ours […]