Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) said that his administration effectively repealed Common Core in Wisconsin through his state’s spending plan.
Six states have experienced technical glitches with the roll out for Smarter Balanced Assessments this Spring causing Montana to make it optional.
Spring Valley High School administration held an assembly for the students who wanted to opt-out of Smarter Balanced telling them they were not allowed to.
State Senators Greg Boso, Bill Cole, Mitch Carmichael, Mike Hall, Jeff Mullins, and Dave Sypolt helped derail Common Core repeal efforts in West Virginia.
The interim assessments for Smarter Balanced, delayed for most students, were supposed to help prepare students for assessment rolling out this spring.
Smarter Balanced shares that like Pearson they also monitor student social media to keep track if test questions are being posted online.
A Missouri judge finds that Missouri’s membership in Smarter Balanced is illegal and has permanently enjoined the state to not pay membership dues.
HB 2835 prohibits the Oregon Department of Education from requiring school districts to align instruction or assessments with Common Core State Standards.
The Common Core Assessment Consortia count: Smarter Balanced – 22 members, PARCC – 14 members, with 17 states not belonging to either consortia.
Missouri Education Watchdog reports that a Missouri Circuit Court judge has temporarily blocked payments from the state to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on November 25 that the lawsuit filed by plaintiffs Fred N. Sauer, Anne Gassel, and Gretchen Logue against Missouri Governor Jay Nixon had a chance of […]