Mississippi Republican Leadership Helps Status Quo, Rejects Bills to Withdraw from Common Core

JACKSON, Miss. (March 4, 2016) – This year, several bills were introduced in the Mississippi legislature that would have rejected the Common Core education standards and replaced them with local and state alternatives. Unfortunately, they were killed by Republican House and Senate leadership without receiving┬áso much as a vote or even a committee hearing.

Indiana bill can help bring down common core

Indiana Bill Could Bring Down Common Core in the State

In 2014, Indiana legislators moved forward with a bill that was intended to withdraw the state from Common Core. However, the final version passed included a requirement for the new state standards to be in compliance with Federal standards under the No Child Left Behind Act. A new bill would amend the law, removing this provision.