The New Hampshire Department of Education released last year’s Smarter Balanced and SAT scores which showed a decline in math and ELA proficiency.
Ann Marie Banfield wrote an excellent letter to her local school board in Bedford, NH about the Next Generation Science Standards that can be a model.
New Hampshire Senate voted 14 to 9 to pass SB 44 a bill that would prohibit state education leaders from requiring Common Core’s implementation in schools.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
Anti-Common Core candidates saw several victories in Governor races, state school chief races, school board races, and in state legislatures.
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan signed HB 323 into law which allows individual school districts replace Smarter Balanced with the College Board’s SAT.
Governor Maggie Hassan (D-NH) vetoed SB 101, a bill that would have prohibited the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
The New Hampshire House and Senate both approved SB 0101 which makes the Common Core voluntary for schools to use. The bill goes to Governor Hassan’s desk.
At a town hall in Barrington, NH, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) tells the crowd of 200 that he thinks “every word of Common Core should be repealed.”
A New Hampshire State Legislator wants to codify language that makes it clear that local school districts can opt-out of Common Core, but not assessments.