Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.
The Montana Board of Public Education approved new science standards for the state that are remarkably similar to the Next Generation Science Standards.
Where does Elise Arntzen and Melissa Romano, candidates in Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction race, land on ridding the state of Common Core?
Montana: “Hey these aren’t Next Generation Science Standards, these standards have been reviewed locally! It doesn’t matter they look extremely similar.”
Six states have experienced technical glitches with the roll out for Smarter Balanced Assessments this Spring causing Montana to make it optional.
HB 377 voids the Common Core State Standards and establishes a standards review council has been initially endorsed by the Montana House on a 55-45 vote.
The Montana House Education Committee will consider four different bills related to the Common Core State Standards on Wednesday, 2/18/15 at 3:00p (MST).