Indiana suspends implementation of federal ‘Common Core’ curriculum standards

Bill: HB1427 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sens. Schneider, Banks, et al., and signed into law in 2013 by Governor Pence, HB1427 states, “The state board may not continue to implement as standards for the state or direct the department to implement any common core standards developed by the Common Core State Standards Initiative…The legislative council shall establish a legislative study committee to study issues relating to common core standards.”

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“New life for proposal to pause Indiana’s Common Core implementation”