Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to Kentucky lawmakers: Don’t assume you can’t do anything under the Every Student Succeed Act.
Kentucky was an earlier adopter of the Common Core State Standards over five years ago. They have seen a widening black-white achievement gap since then.
Kentucky Senate Republicans have made a bill that would dismantle the Common Core State Standards their top priority for the 2016 legislative session.
If Common Core is working in Kentucky, scores on valid college readiness tests like EXPLORE and PLAN should be increasing. That’s not happening.
GOP Nominee for KY Governor Matt Bevin: “My position on Common Core and its federal encroachment is very public and unequivocal and has never changed.”
Matt Bevin, a Republican candidate running for Governor of Kentucky, promised a Common Core repeal, but owns part of company that supports the standards.
Kentucky State Representative Thomas Kerr (R-Taylor Mill) prefiled a bill in the Kentucky House back in September that would repeal the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards in the state of Kentucky. Here is the language of the bill. AN ACT relating to public school standards. Create a new section to KRS […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
Well we can add Kentucky to the list of states who have pulled out of their Common Core assessment consortium. Education Week reported on Friday that Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and State Board President Roger L. Marcum sent a letter by email to Mitchell D. Chester, the chairman of PARCC’s governing board saying […]