Several GOP Senators helped derail the appointment of New Mexico’s pro-Common Core Education Secretary Hanna Skandera to the U.S. Department of Education.
Shane Vander Hart: SB 524 before the West Virginia Senate had all of the necessary elements of an effective Common Core repeal removed from the bill.
CNN launched their Trump promise tracker. They include his promise to get rid of Common Core and so far it shows that he has made no progress.
The Consortium for Policy Research in Education’s #CommonCore Project would have you believe the debate over Common Core was skewed by Twitterbots.
President Donald Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress did not include mention of Common Core or shrinking the federal role in education.
New Hampshire Senate voted 14 to 9 to pass SB 44 a bill that would prohibit state education leaders from requiring Common Core’s implementation in schools.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said this week the Every Student Succeeds Act “essentially does away with the notion of a Common Core.” No it doesn’t.
Shane Vander Hart: What do I want U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to do about AP History and other curriculum we don’t like? Absolutely nothing.
Erin Tuttle: Is anyone in the White House paying attention to the appointments for Trump’s education team? Case in point: Jason Botel