Virginia HB259 – setting the foundation to prevent “the Board of Education from replacing the educational objectives known as the Standards of Learning with Common Core State Standards” – originally passed the House 77-22.

But a veto override attempt failed yesterday. It needed 66 votes and the result was 64-32.
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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 so much as a vote or even a committee hearing.

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