Common Core Standards

 House rejects anti-Common Core bill; sends procurement measure back to committee (3/23/2016) 
   The House on Tuesday rejected a bill aimed at repealing Common Core and sent a school district procurement bill back to committee.
 Committee vote aimed at Common Core (3/18/2016) 
   (Readers Note: An earlier version of this story that went out to some of our members had some incorrect information)
 House delays action on private school tax credits, Common Core (3/10/2016) 
   After being scheduled for debate Wednesday morning, HB 2457, the tax credit bill was “passed over” but remains on general orders.
 Committee approves anti-Common Core bill (2/18/2016) 
   Opponents of the measure say it would go much further, prohibiting advanced placement, international baccalaureate courses and more.
 KASB statement relating to the 2014 Legislative Session (12/22/2015) 
   The 2014 Legislative Session brought more authority, responsibility and accountability to local school boards in the operation of Kansas public schools.
 House Education Committee to consider Common Core bill this morning after working five bills Thursda (3/20/2015) 
   The committee worked five bills Thursday, two of which were heard for the first time.
 Committee hears anti-Common Core bill (2/24/2015) 
   The two sides squared off during a public hearing before the House Education Committee.
 HB 2292- Testimony (2/23/2015) 
   Enacting the local control of Kansas education act; relating to the student data privacy act.
 Committee will hold hearing Monday on bill to repeal Common Core (2/20/2015) 
   The battle over Common Core standards re-visits the Statehouse on Monday.
 Award winning teachers talk to legislators (1/14/2015) 
   The teachers also spoke in favor of smaller class sizes, saying that increases one-on-one learning opportunities.
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