Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
The Bangor Daily News reports that the Maine Education Commissioner says students who opt-out of Smarter Balanced may not graduate.
Maine Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill, L.D. 464, that would require Maine schools to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards because of bad timing.
The Maine Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs Committee voted unanimously in favor of LD 1276 that ends the state’s membership in Smarter Balanced.
State Representative Sara Gideon (D-Freeport) would like to see a parent’s right to opt-out of assessments codified in Maine’s state law.
The Washington Post gives a preview of state house fights over Common Core that are on the horizon after the GOP wave.