Connecticut Board of Education Chair Allan Taylor testified in favor of the new education standards on Wednesday, as anti-Common Core advocates sat behind him.
Connecticut lawmakers heard testimony on Wednesday in favor of a delay in implementing new common core education standards. The state’s education committee also heard from education officials who argued a moratorium would be a setback for the state.
New York Republicans have submitted legislation to halt Common Core. This is the latest attack against the new, more rigorous school testing standards and goes further than other reforms offered to date.
On Wednesday Connecticut officials announced they are delaying the implementation of stricter performance evaluations for public school teachers. The state is also establishing a task force to study the implementation of the Common Core standards that were adopted four years ago.