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Missouri Governor Signs Bill to Replace Common Core Standards
| 15 Jul 2014
| Dr. Susan Berry
Posted on 07/16/2014 10:30:51 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has signed legislation that provides for a task force to write new education standards that will eventually replace the Common Core in his state.
Nixons office announced his approval of the measure Monday, the last possible day the governor could take action on bills passed earlier this year, local news KMBC.com reports.
The Republican-led Missouri legislature, which has battled the standards since their adoption in 2010, approved HB 1490 23-6 in the state Senate and 135-10 in the state House. Originally, the bill was intended to ban the Common Core standards entirely.
Increasing numbers of states are repealing the standards, removing themselves from the Common Core multi-state test consortia and passing legislation to protect their children from the data collection associated with the nationalized standards.
According to KMBC, eight advisory groups will create standards for both elementary and high school students in the state for English, math, science and history. The State Board of Education will hold public hearings on the proposed standards that are slated to be in place by 2016.
The advisory groups will be composed of appointees by state education associations and leaders, legislators, Nixon, and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder. In addition, four members will be parents of children currently enrolled in Missouri public schools.
Until the new standards are developed and approved, however, the Common Core will remain in place in Missouri. As Education Week notes, Its unclear to what extent the common core will survive in Missouri. Theres nothing prohibiting both the work groups and the state board from largely re-adopting the common-core standards, or re-approving virtually all of the common core.
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“And another one down, another one down, Another one bites the dust!”
posted on 07/16/2014 10:31:30 AM PDT
(Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
and how will he make sure that schools and teachers comply??
posted on 07/16/2014 10:32:32 AM PDT
(Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
NC is a signature away from repealing CC as well.
posted on 07/16/2014 10:40:48 AM PDT
Unequivocally kicking the whole thing out is the only way. Anything short of that they are just fooling themselves.
posted on 07/16/2014 10:43:10 AM PDT
(Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
Heh heh heh.
Got a Demon Rat governor to sign off on replacing Communist Corps.
Send anyone undecided to the link above. It features interviews with people who were booted from the CC committee because they didn’t go along with the philosophy.
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