Legislation: HB 7031 removes references to “common core,” keeps common core standards. How did your rep vote?

May 14, 2014 HB 7031 was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott. The legislation removed references to the term “Common Core” from state law; However, the state standards, based on Common Core, essentially remain in place. The bill revised the definition of the term “Next Generation Sunshine State Standards,” the state’s public K-12 curricular standards.” In the…

AFP: Five for Florida

The Five for Florida Plan Five for Florida is a policy plan that outlines five key issues that elected  officials can address that will make Florida more economically competitive and  government more transparent and accountable. Read About the Plan Reform  Taxes & End Corporate Welfare Don’t  Make Financial Promises Taxpayers Can’t Keep Be  Stewards of…

Legislation: Florida: HB 25 Regarding Common Core, PARCC

Legislation: Florida: HB 25 Regarding Common Core, PARCC General Bill by Mayfield (CO-SPONSORS) Eagle Public School Curricular Standards and Assessments: Prohibits State Board of Education from continuing to implement common core standards until certain requirements are met; provides requirements for adoption or revision of curricular standards; requires state to withdraw from PARCC; prohibits state from…