South Carolina Rejects Common Core
It’s great when you can hardly keep up with the good news! The American Principles Project, Breitbart News , US News and Caffeinated Thoughts have reported that South Carolina’s officially dropped Common Core just like Oklahoma.
South Carolina’s Governor, Nikki Haley, who signed South Carolina’s H3893 bill,
has spoken out in support of educational liberty and against Common Core
for years. The effort has now paid off for South Carolinians, and other states are ready to move: North Carolina and Missouri may soon join Oklahoma and South Carolina in dropping Common Core, according to Caffeinated Thoughts,
which also reported that the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill similar to South Carolina’s on a 78-39 vote. Missouri also passed a replacement bill, voting 131 to 12 in the House and 23 to 6 in the Senate.
(Although Indiana was the first state to drop Common Core, it appears the new Indiana standards are simply a rebranding; Oklahoma’s and South Carolina’s new laws have language designed to prevent the drop-retrieve-rebrand trick.)
This is wonderful news for South Carolina and Oklahoma.
God Bless (the rest of) America.