_______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on
I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:
A SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to
establish an interim study committee to study Common Core Standards.
Whereas, Common Core Standards are an attempt to
ensure that all students are college and career ready in
literacy no later than by the end of high school;
Whereas, However, not everyone is convinced that these
Common Core Standards are in the best interests of
Whereas, Further study is required before adopting the
Common Core Standards for Indiana schools; and
Whereas, The committee, if established, should examine
how these Common Core Standards relate to the standards
currently in use in Indiana's schools: Therefore,
SECTION 1. That the legislative council is urged to establish an interim study committee to study the value of adopting Common Core Standards.
SECTION 2. That the committee, if established, shall operate under the direction of the legislative council, and that the committee shall issue a final report when directed to do so by the council.