The Georgia Senate passed SB 167 on a 34-16 vote yesterday. The Atlanta Constitutional-Journal reports: State Sen. William Ligon, R-Brunswick, has led the legislative fight against the standards, which has drawn opposition from Tea Party activists as a federal intrusion into state control of public education. But rather than abruptly pull Georgia out of the […]
The Georgia Senate Education and Youth Committee unanimously passed SB 167 a bill that would repeal the Common Core State Standards in the state. The bill introduced by State Senator William Ligon, Jr. (R-Brunswick) will establish the process for reviewing the standards, allows local districts to go back to the previous, superior GA standards in […]
Below is the video of State Senator William Ligon’s press conference held last week introducing SB 167 that would withdraw Georgia from the Common Core State Standards.
J.R. Wilson has updated our map. The Pending Rejection states are so marked as a result of serious discussion or action taken towards withdrawing from the Common Core State Standards, withdrawing from PARCC or SBAC, delaying implementation of standards or assessments, or not funding the implementation. The discussions or actions considered include public forums, legislative […]