Now in Effect: New Hampshire Law Allows Local Common Core Opt Out

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 16, 2017) – Today, a New Hampshire law that prohibits the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards goes into effect. This represents an opportunity for local communities to opt out of Common Core and nullify the program in practice.

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Signed by the Governor: New Hampshire Law Allows Local Common Core Opt Out

CONCORD, N.H. (July 21, 2017) – On Tuesday, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law that prohibits the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards. This represents an opportunity for local communities to opt out of Common Core and nullify the program in practice.

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I Was Wrong on The Every Student Succeeds Act

by Neal McCluskey, CATO Institute I was wrong. When the Every Student Succeeds Act passed in late 2015, I identified two ambiguities I thought were most ripe for exploitation to keep the federal boot hovering over public schools: the requirement that states have “challenging” curricular standards and that standardized tests be given “much greater” weight in accountability systems…

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To the Governor: New Hampshire Passes Bill Allowing Local Common Core Opt Out

CONCORD, N.H. (June 16, 2017) –Today, the New Hampshire House and Senate gave final approval to a bill that would prohibit the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards. Adoption of the legislation would represent an opportunity for local communities to nullify Common Core in the state.

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New Hampshire House Passes Bill Allowing Local Common Core Opt Out

CONCORD, N.H. (June 1, 2017) –Today, the New Hampshire House passed a bill that would prohibit the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards. Adoption of the legislation would represent an opportunity for local communities to nullify Common Core in the state.

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