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Common Core Legislation: How Did Your State Do?
· This website tracks the various pieces of legislation that were introduced in statehouses across the country this year
· 45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted both sets of standards, and Minnesota has adopted only the language arts standards
· So far, the tally this year is 100 bills related to the common core, introduced in 36 states.
o Out of those 100, 39 have been enacted into law.
o Of those successful bills, 11 bills deal with the new assessments tied to the common core, while another 10 bills address instructional materials for the new standards.
o The biggest concerns for legislators in terms of the standards at this time are assessments and professional development.