The Washington Post gives a preview of state house fights over Common Core that are on the horizon after the GOP wave. Strategists involved in the state-by-state fight against the national K-12 math and reading benchmarks say conservative legislators will introduce or have introduced legislation in dozens of states that will target individual components of […]
The Medina Gazette reports that a parent in their community plans to withdraw her student from her public elementary school over Common Core and she hopes other parents will do the same. Rene Antonio, of Harrisville Township, plans to withdraw her second-grade daughter from Cloverleaf Elementary School on Dec. 15 and she’s hoping other parents […]
I had a friend email me this video on Friday. I can’t believe I’ve not seen this gem. Matthew Goforth and Frank Yano of the Anti-Common Core Club created this video that is a parody of “Another Brick in the Wall” by Pink Floyd. This video is far better than the goofy video Ohio-based Fordham Institute […]
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Ohio parents won’t likely know how their students did on the PARCC assessments being given this spring for months. They may even have to wait until 2016. Forget seeing state report cards for schools and districts by their normal late August time next year, said Tom Gunlock, vice chairman […]
The Columbus Dispatch reported yesterday that Ohio House Republicans introduced a new bill that would replace the Common Core State Standards. The goal is to pass the bill one week after the November election, when the House reconvenes after breaking in early June, Huffman said. “Speaker (William G.) Batchelder wanted to make clear … and […]
Below is a guest article submitted by Bob Lattimer who is President of Citizens for Objective Public Education: Ohio Legislature Nixes Multistate Consortia By Bob Lattimer On June 4, 2014, the Ohio General Assembly passed Am. Sub. H.B. 487, an education budget correction bill. The bill contains a provision that states: “When the state board […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.