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.
A poll of West Virginians’ attitude toward Common Core was released and it doesn’t look good for the top-down, one-size-fits-all math and ELA standards.
West Virginia Delegate Mike Folk (R-Berkeley) filed a lawsuit against the State Board of Education in late April to stop funding for Smarter Balanced.
During the West Virginia Legislature’s joint education committee meeting a draft of bill to repeal the standards next session was presented.
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.
Karen Nussle of the Collaborative for Student Success issues a pointed statement in wake of the West Virginia House voting to repeal Common Core.
On Saturday the West Virginia House of Delegates voted 75 to 19 to repeal the Common Core State Standards adopted by the WV State Board of Education in 2010.
The twin SOS Bills will rid West Virginia of Common Core Standards in mathematics and English language arts, and eliminate any Common Core testing.