Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson accepted the recommendation of his Common Core Review Council to leave PARCC and use ACT Aspire and ACT instead.
The Arkansas Senate votes 29 to 0 in favor in HB 1241 which delays any possible future use of PARCC until the 2016-2017 school year.
The Arkansas House of Representatives voted 86 to 1 in favor of HB 1241 that orders the State Board of Education to withdraw from PARCC by June 30, 2015.
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. […]