Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.
Kentucky Education & Workforce Secretary Hal Heiner says he wants to address the state’s achievement gap through charter schools, not repealing Common Core.
Kentucky Senate Republicans have made a bill that would dismantle the Common Core State Standards their top priority for the 2016 legislative session.
Matt Bevin, a Republican who is opposed to the Common Core State Standards, beat the Democrat Attorney General Jack Conway in Kentucky’s Gubernatorial race.
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.