Oklahoma Repeals Common Core from Schools!
In the progressive takeover of education, Common Core national standards are a critical piece in creating a one-size-fits-all education system.
Now, one of the most politically significant states – Oklahoma – has dumped the initiative. The state’s governor, Mary Fallin, is chair of the National Governors Association – the private group that holds the copyright to the standards.
Gov. Mary Fallin today repealed the state’s controversial Common Core curriculum.
The “federal overreach tainted a Common Core program created with “well-intentioned goals,” Fallin said. “President Obama and Washington bureaucrats have usurped Common Core in an attempt to influence state education standards.”
Common Core State Standards will be replaced with “new, more rigorous standards” by August 2016, according to House Bill 3399 signed by Fallin.
The governor has not decided whether to seek a waiver from federal strictures to support the process defined in the bill, her staff said.
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