Posts Tagged ‘Common Core’

NH bill would ban Common Core national standards

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CONCORD, N.H. – A bill introduced to the New Hampshire Senate would prohibit the state from requiring the implementation of Common Core education standards, a powerful first step towards a nullification of federal control over education.
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Indiana bill could bring down Common Core in the state

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INDIANAPOLIS – 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.
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WV school district ‘harassing’ parents with unending phone calls as homeschooling surges

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RITCHIE COUNTY, W.V. – Homeschooling families in Ritchie County, West Virginia have been subjected to a barrage of phone calls from the local school district intended to convince them to reenroll their children in public schools. Some parents considered the calls harassment. Despite apologies from the school superintendent by phone, the calls continued.
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Alabama Baptist Convention calls for repeal of Common Core

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Citing data privacy concerns and curricula materials that are “offensive to Christian values and American exceptionalism,” the Alabama Baptist Convention has voted to call on the governor, the state board of education, and the Alabama State Legislature to repeal Common Core.
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