Common Core and SBAC: An Unreliable New Old Car

After a vote in the House Education Committee on February 11, 2015, regarding parents’ rights to refuse the SBAC assessments, (Link) I had the opportunity to speak with one of the legislators who voted to not allow parents to decide what is in the best interest of their children. I was somewhat befuddled at his reasoning…

2015 Common Core Bills and Important Dates

Below are upcoming dates for committee hearings for bills related to the Common Core. February 11, 2015 House Education Committee 7:45 CT, Room 413 HB 1093 An Act to provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. This is the same bill that was brought last year…