A push to undo Alabama’s adoption of the common standards has been defeated.
In Michigan, meanwhile, a state representative has introduced a bill that would force the state to unravel its adoption. According to local press reports, lawmakers entertained arguments for and against the standards in a hearing on Wednesday. Opponents included figures who have been making the rounds doing likewise in a few other state legislatures, as my colleague Andrew Ujifusa has reported. More details about the Michigan common-core hearing are in the Detroit Free Press.
The Michigan board of education issued a statement in support of protecting the state’s common-core adoption.
If you’re wonky enough to enjoy keeping up with anti-common-core legislation from state to state (like we are—with a special nod to our own Andrew Ujifusa here—), you might want to bookmark EdWeek’s new Bill Status Tracker, which does just that.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Curriculum Matters blog.