Utah is the latest state to get slapped down when they asked the Feds, “Mother may I?” Their requests for flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act were denied.
If it will cost Utah $100 million to replace the Common Core State Standards how much did it cost to implement these sub par standards in the first place?
The Utah Legislature passed a resolution calling for the repeal of mandates within ESEA and the abolishment of the U.S. Department of Education.
Anti-Common Core activists Alisa Ellis, Michelle Boulter and Lisa Cummins call won seats on the Utah State Board of Education that was purged of incumbents.
The Salt Lake City Tribune conducted a poll of 1,500 likely Utah voters and found that they disapproved of the Common Core State Standards and SAGE assessment.
After being forced into a primary, Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) now says he want the Utah State Board of Education to end Common Core and SAGE testing.
Utah Mom Alisa Ellis shares her story on how she got involved in fighting the Common Core State Standards in her state.
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 […]
Is Utah Governor Gary Herbert having a change of heart? One can only hope. From The Salt Lake Tribune: Gov. Gary Herbert will ask the attorney general to look into what, if any, federal entanglements have been involved in Utah’s adoption of Common Core State Standards in math and language arts. He’s also convening a […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.