Abbott-O-Meter

End CSCOPE and don't allow federal "common core" academic standards in Texas

"And as governor, I will drive a stake through the heart of CSCOPE and will never allow common core in Texas." CSCOPE, developed by state-funded Education Service Centers, offered school districts curriculum tools, including classroom lesson plans, aligned with revised state academic standards. Critics said the material included inappropriate directives.


Sources:

Greg Abbott speech accepting Republican gubernatorial nomination, Republican State Convention, June 21, 2014 (Texas Tribune video)

Subjects: Education