As Arkansas considers a public review and rewrite of the Common Core State Standards they should realize that parents expect an overhaul, not a rebrand.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson sent a letter to Education Commissioner Johnny Key directing the Department of Education to withdraw the State of Arkansas from PARCC.
The Arkansas News Bureau reports that a fight is brewing in Little Rock over the Common Core State Standards. Last year there was a resolution introduced State Representative Randy Alexander (R-Fayettevile) in the Arkansas House – HR 1007 along with a companion piece of legislation introduced in the Arkansas Senate State Senator Gary Stubblefield (R-Branch) – SR 4. […]
The Russellville Courier had coverage of Common Core pushback occurring in Arkansas: A couple of hundred people, including legislators who are members of the House and Senate Education committees and many who are not, gathered in a large conference room behind the Capitol Monday and Tuesday. They were there to discuss — you might even […]