House File 2141: Withdraws from Multistate Assessment Consortium

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Last Updated: March 10, 2014
House File 2141: Withdraws from Multistate Assessment Consortium
Sponsors:
Representatives Gassman (R-7), Salmon (R-63), Alons (R-4), Sheets (R-80), Heartsill (R-28), Shaw (R-10), Maxwell (R-78), Fisher (R-72), Landon (R-37), Watts (R-19), Schultz (R-18), and Rogers (R-60).
Summary:

This bill requires the Iowa Department of Education to withdraw from a multistate assessment consortium because of the "assembly's opposition to the common core state standards initiative and any assessment system aligned to the common core."

HF 2141 represents a good, incremental withdrawal from Common Core.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/05/2014 - Introduced and referred to the House Education Committee.
02/05/2014 - Placed in Education Subcommittee, scheduled for a hearing on 02/12/2014.
02/12/2014 - Subcommittee
02/21/2014 - Bill did not make it out of committee before funnel, and is now dead.

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