The Mississippi Legislature voted to end the state’s participation in the Common Core State Standards and prohibit the use of PARCC next school year.
The Mississippi House and Senate are considering bills that will address Common Core, but will the state end up with improved standards or just a rebrand?
State Senator Angela Burks Hill (R-Picayune) filed SB 2736 which if passed would prohibit the Mississippi State Board of Education from implementing the Common Core State Standards. It also would repeal the state’s SLDS system. It has been referred to the Mississippi Senate Education Committee. The 10th Amendment Center has a great call to action […]
I wrote last week about opposition to the Common Core starting to crop up in Mississippi. Mississippi PEP, a conservative blog on Mississippi politics, posted a guest op/ed by State Senator Angela Hill (R-Picayune) who was mentioned last week. Here’s an excerpt: Last week, I and my fellow Senators in the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition […]
WJTV Channel 12 in Mississippi reports that opposition to the Common Core State Standards is starting to crop up in Mississippi. A group of state senators is questioning Mississippi’s implementation of the Common Core education standards, even as the state’s schools move to fully implement the standards this fall. Republican Sen. Angela Hill of Picayune says […]