It does not appear that Kansas will see a significant change in education policy when Gov.-elect Laura Kelly (D-KS) takes over for Gov. Jeff Colyer (R-KS).
The Lawrence Journal-World says Common Core is soon to be no more in Kansas. A brief look at their new math standards approved in August says differently.
Robert R. Logan, PhD, contends that Bill Gates’ goal in pushing Common Core wasn’t really common standards, but computer-adaptive tests.
The local media makes it sound like the Kansas House Education Committee gave the Common Core the boot, but in fact they did no such thing.
The Kansas House Education Committee passed out of committee the Local Control of Kansas Education Act, a bill that would repeal Common Core in Kansas.
State Representatives Amanda Grosserode (R-Lenexa) and John Bradford (R-Lansing) are named by Kansas activists as being roadblocks to a Common Core repeal.
The Kansas House of Representatives is facing funnel week this week. This is the final week that bills have to make it
HB 2292 that would repeal the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards and reinstate Kansas’ previous academic standards in math, ELA and science.
U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree ruled against a lawsuit filed n Kansas against the Next Generation Science Standards because a lack of evidence.
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