Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
The Wyoming Department of Education announced that they are leaving the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium in order to procure a new assessment.
I mentioned on Wednesday that we’ll be highlighting (Common Core, local control, data privacy, etc.) bills that we hear about in different states. This story showed up a few times in my Google alerts. Usually we laud different bills or, at the very least, see most as a positive step forward. There is a bill […]
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 […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
The Wyoming House allowed the introduction of HB 97 on a 47-13 vote. This is significant because they are currently in an appropriations session. Any non-appropriations bill needs a 2/3 majority vote in order to be introduced during these short 20-day sessions. This bill introduced by State Representative Tom Reeder (R-Casper) is, in my opinion, […]
From Wyoming Citizens Opposing Common Core: On February 11th from 7-9pm you are invited to a very special event at the Kiwanis Community House in Cheyenne, WY. Three national leaders will be guests at this “Meet & Greet.” There will be an overview of the education reform bill and information on the bill’s introduction on […]