West Virginia Delegate Mike Folk (R-Berkeley) filed a lawsuit against the State Board of Education in late April to stop funding for Smarter Balanced.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson sent a letter to Education Commissioner Johnny Key directing the Department of Education to withdraw the State of Arkansas from PARCC.
The U.S. Department of Education just threatened to pull $140 million from the state of Oregon if a parental opt-out bill passes the state legislature.
8,104 Wisconsin students opted out of Smarter Balanced this school year including 7% of Madison elementary and middle schoolers.
The Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit on behalf of several North Dakota citizens that challenges the legality of the Smarter Balanced and Common Core.
Matt Bevin, a Republican candidate running for Governor of Kentucky, promised a Common Core repeal, but owns part of company that supports the standards.
Nevada's rollout of Smarter Balanced this school year was an epic disaster. The state was not even remotely close to meeting the 95% testing threshold.
A 9-year-old student was prevented from participating in a school party at her elementary school in New Jersey because her mom opted her out of PARCC.
It's taking longer for the state of Washington to get Smarter Balanced results back and the state's department of education is stumped as to why.