Missouri Common Core Bill Moves to the House Floor

A Missouri bill ending implementation of common core has passed out of two committee. HB1490 will now move on to the House floor. This bill simply states: Notwithstanding any other law, the state board of education shall not adopt, and the department of elementary and secondary education shall not implement, the Common Core State Standards…

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New Jersey Action Alert: Support A2719 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

A2719, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, was introduced on Feb. 24 by Rep. Reed Gusciora (D-15). It was referred to the Commerce and Economic Development Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before a vote is taken by the full assembly.

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Kentucky senate considering bill to nullify common core

SB224 declares that the Commonwealth of Kentucky “shall not implement the academic content standards for English language arts and mathematics developed by the Common Core Standards Initiative and copyrighted by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.” The bill also goes on to ban state participation in the Next Generation Science Standards Initiative and refuses any nationalized assessments related to the banned programs.

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