Tennessee’s new academic standards should not be considered a victory for opponents of Common Core as they just approved a rebrand of the standards.
The West Virginia House of Delegates passed HB 4014, a bill that would review and revise Common Core, on Friday by a 73 to 20 vote margin.
It doesn’t look like the new Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, plans to fight the Feds on Common Core, and BESE is poised to vote on new standards.
The New York Board of Regents look like it will rush ahead with a drawn out Common Core rebrand that kids will be tested on during the 2018-2019 school year.
The Common Core Review Committee that Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) ordered has begun it’s work. With the state keeping PARCC all we can expect is a rebrand.
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.
AP reports that “only a few hundred people” participated in the first month of public comment that is part of Louisiana’s Common Core review.
The Louisiana Department of Education have made it next to impossible for parents to offer general feedback on Common Core at their public review portal.
An educator from Columbia, MO decided that despite what Missouri Speaker of the House Tim Jones said he was staying on the Common Core Standards work group.
Just in case you missed this story The Tennessean reported that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s tone on Common Core is changing. “For me, it shouldn’t be about the name and what we call it, the battle should be about: Are we going to have high standards or not and what exactly should those standards be?” […]