NASHVILLE (Apr. 22, 2015) – Yesterday, the Tennessee Senate gave final approval to a bill withdrawing the state from the Common Core education standards, sending the measure to the Governor’s desk.Details
The resistance to one-size-fits-all education is gaining steam. This is evidenced by the latest display of power from concerned parents who are saying no to the Common Core State Standards while the New York legislature fails to do so.Details
Today, the Arizona Senate voted 13-16 to kill HB2190 – a bill to withdraw the state from Common Core. It already passed the House and was moving closer to the Governor’s desk.
But establishment Republicans joined with Democrats in the Senate (and behind the scenes) to kill the bill.
NAMING NAMES – Adam Driggs, Jeff Dial, Steve Pierce – are the primary culprits.
As reported by Truth in American Education, a bill filed in the Nevada Assembly would “basically void the common core standards” in the state.Details
Florida H0743 and S1406 would stop Common Core in the state. H0743 was referred to the House Sub-committee on Choice and Innovation and S1406 to the Senate Committee on Education Pre-K-12. Both will need to pass successfully before moving forward.Details
Two bills introduced in the Florida state legislature would effectively nullify Common Core and restore decentralized control of education within state boundaries.Details
Alabama SB101 would ban Common Core. The bill must pass successfully through the Senate Education & Youth Affairs Committee before it can receive a full vote in the state senate. Take the following action steps to support this important bill.Details
PHOENIX (Mar. 12, 2015) – Yesterday, the Arizona state house passed a bill that would ban Common Core, nullifying its implementation. The vote was 34-23. Introduced by State Reps. Mark Finchem (R-11), Brenda Barton (R-6), Jay Lawrence (R-23), and Noel W. Campbell (R-1), House Bill 2190 (HB2190) would prohibit the state board of education from…Details
A bill introduced in the Alabama State Senate would nullify Common Core and restore decentralized control of education within state boundaries.Details
No Child left Behind (NCLB), the signature legislation of the George W. Bush Administration is now up for re-authorization. Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions overseeing this review, said recently that he wanted to “put the responsibility back with states and local school districts” to…Details