Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe may say he doesn’t want Common Core, but it is apparently clear he wants power in the hands of an unelected board.
The Virginia Senate voted 21 to 17 in favor of SB 724 which prohibits the Virginia State Board of Education from adopting the Common Core State Standards.
The News Leader reports that Virginia’s math standards align to the Common Core by 95% and Virginia parents are frustrated. You may remember that Virginia pulled out of the Common Core State Standards when former Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA) was elected. I noted in my essay in the book Common Ground on Common Core, Virginia […]