Posts Tagged ‘Common Core’

Montana joins Common Core fight

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HELENA, Mont. – The Montana House of Representatives will consider four different bills related to the Common Core State Standards.
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Teacher quits over standardized testing pressure

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LANDCASTER, Pa. – A Pennsylvania teacher who is quitting her job of 20 years to retrain for the medical field is blaming her career switch on an overemphasis on student standardized testing.
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Scott Walker seeks to expand Wisconsin school choice

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MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants to lift the cap on the state’s private school voucher program and to create a statewide board to authorize new charter schools – both of which would greatly expand education options for low-income families.
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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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