Signs that pressure is being brought to bear on legislators in North Carolina over the Common Core Standards surfaced this week. On April 10th, the NC General Assembly filed HB 733 titled The Common Core Standards Study Bill.
This act is to establish a Common Core Standards study board and the overall duties being, “The Committee shall study the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the short‑ and long‑term educational, economic, and regulatory impact of those changes on our teachers, administrators, schools, parents, communities, and State.”
Truth In American Education also reported the news along with naming the sponsors HB733:
State Representatives Larry Pittman (R-Concord), Hugh Blackwell (R-Valdese), Rob Bryan (R-Charlotte) and Michael Speciale (R-New Bern) are the primary sponsors.
Truth In American Education in this report lists a very useful Common Core Standards primer for North Carolinian that was put out by the John Locke Foundation. The primer is also available for download at the Truth In American Education site. If you are in North Carolina, I would urge you to do so and also share it with friends.
Prior Common Core Posts from LL1885:
The Common Core Train Wreck: Part One
Common Core Train Wreck (Part II): North Carolina & Beyond
Common Core Train Wreck (PT. III): Is Homeschooling The Answer?
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