HB 2621 Seeks to Void Current State Standards

LJWorld -- HB 2621 would nullify Common Core standards in Kansas. It's sponsor admits he hasn't seen the actual content of the standards. Fortunately House Speaker Ray Merrick, R-Stillwell, said the bill could have a hard getting through the House.Read More

KASB will oppose legislative efforts to void current state curriculum standards for three reasons: (1) Setting standards is the constitutional duty of the State Board; (2) KASB supports the implementation of new, more rigorous college and career-ready standards and new assessments based on the current standards; and (3) School districts have been implementing the standards for several years. Changes in state standards should be part of the regular cycle of review and improvement. Read More