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 […]
We wanted to provide a complete list in one location of all the states that have pulled out of either Smarter Balanced or PARCC, as well as, states that are considering it. States that have pulled out of their Assessment Consortium: Utah (Smarter Balanced) – http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile/54627081-68/utah-state-standards-consortium.html.csp Oklahoma (PARCC) – https://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-assessments/oklahoma-pulls-out-of-parcc/ (the Tulsa World article is […]
Richard Innes of The Bluegrass Institute informed me that there are two bills that have been filed related to the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. The first bill, Kentucky House Bill 215 calls for dropping the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, reasserts state sovereignty over education, and […]