Shane Vander Hart: SB 524 before the West Virginia Senate had all of the necessary elements of an effective Common Core repeal removed from the bill.
The West Virginia House of Delegates has a bill that repeals Common Core and replaces it with pre-Common Core standards from California and Massachusetts.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Michael Martirano, announced Tuesday that he will resign his position on June 30, 2017.
Most parents requesting to opt out would be shook up and intimidated if they received the following letter and form. It likely would affect their judgment to the point they wouldn’t check facts for themselves. In this case, the parents let the school know their child was not to take the state assessment. The school […]
The West Virginia Senate Education Committee passed a watered down version of the House Common Core delegate.
The West Virginia House of Delegates passed HB 4014, a bill that would review and revise Common Core, on Friday by a 73 to 20 vote margin.
Delaware and West Virginia may see some changes with their involvement in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
The Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit to stop West Virginia’s implementation of Common Core and its participation in Smarter Balanced.
The deposition of Sue Ellen McGuire, the county’s assessment director, in Delk v. Ohio County BOE shows how little we know about Smarter Balanced.