The 2nd largest school district in the state of Nevada’s opt-out rate increased by 58% and the state’s opt-out rate increases, but that is downplayed.
Measured Progress said they would refund Nevada almost $1.3 million in a settlement reached with the state the Nevada Attorney General’s office announced.
Nevada announced that it was dumping Measured Progress because of the bang-up job it did implementing Smarter Balanced in the state.
Nevada’s rollout of Smarter Balanced this school year was an epic disaster. The state was not even remotely close to meeting the 95% testing threshold.
State Senator Becky Harris (R-Las Vegas) and Assemblywoman Melissa Woodbury (R-Henderson) have been roadblocks to significant anti-Common Core legislation.
Six states have experienced technical glitches with the roll out for Smarter Balanced Assessments this Spring causing Montana to make it optional.
Anti-Common Core Bills were filed recently in the Nevada Assembly and Nevada Senate that if passed would void the Common Core State Standards in the state.
A Nevada mom seeking to opt-out her children from assessments given by the Clark County School District was told that state and federal law doesn’t allow it
The Washington Post gives a preview of state house fights over Common Core that are on the horizon after the GOP wave.