2016 Senate Bill 826

Scrap “Common Core” curriculum and tests

Introduced in the Senate

March 1, 2016

Introduced by Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R-7)

To cease all planning and actions related to adopting the national “common core” curriculum in Michigan schools and tests, and replace this with the curriculum that was in effect in Massachusetts during the 2008-2009 school year. This would be an interim step pending creation of Michigan content standards, which the bill proposes be adopted in five years.

Referred to the Committee on Education

April 27, 2016

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.