Data Quality Campaign reports there are 238 bills related to education data in state legislatures this year so far, and less than a third (70) have anything to do with protecting student data privacy.
Stories like a piece recently published at PJ Media contributes to muddying our opposition to Common Core when it provides false information to readers.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
After the Mississippi State Board of Education ditched PARCC the state has struggled with their Common Core-aligned replacement assessment.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant vetoed SB 2161 on Friday last week. The bill passed through the Mississippi Legislature in late March. Bryant said then that he wasn’t sure the bill would accomplish anything. Activists from Mississippi told Truth in American Education that they believed the bill would just set up a rebrand and give politicians cover. […]
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.
New news out of Mississippi. They will be the latest state to pull out of the fledgling Common Core-aligned assessment consortium PARCC. The Clarion Ledger reports: The education board voted earlier that morning to withdraw from the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers consortium amid anti-Common Core and anti-PARCC sentiments by […]
Mississippi has momentum against the Common Core with a growing grassroots and more lawmakers, the Lt. Governor, and Governor speaking out against it.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant points out a simple fact that is often lost on many Common Core advocates, we the people are in charge, not the educrats.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal may have got the ball rolling with Republican governors. According to The Clarion Ledger, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is expressing dissatisfaction with the Common Core State Standards in his state. Watch their interview with Governor Bryant below.