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2013 House Concurrent Resolution 11: Authorize adoption of "Common Core" school standards
Introduced by Rep. Tim Kelly (R) on September 25, 2013 To authorize the State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education to spend money to implement "Common Core" curriculum promoted by an entity associated with the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers, subject to various restrictions and conditions specified in the resolution. The authorization does not apply to an associated student testing regime.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on September 25, 2013
Reported in the House on September 26, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the concurrent resolution then be adopted.
Substitute offered in the House on September 26, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Bill Rogers (R) on September 26, 2013 To strip out a provision added in committee that would require the Governor, legislators and school district officials to take tests based on the standards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 26, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 26, 2013
Passed 85 to 21 in the House on September 26, 2013 To authorize the State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education to spend money to implement "Common Core" curriculum promoted by an entity associated with the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers, subject to various restrictions and conditions specified in the resolution. The authorization does not apply to an associated student testing regime, and directs the state board and the department to make implementation of the standards contingent on local districts retaining the ability to adopt a different curriculum.
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2013
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on October 2, 2013
Substitute offered by Sen. Howard Walker (R) on October 24, 2013 To adopt a version which adds more assertions that local school boards should not be prohibited from adopting a different curriculum.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 24, 2013
Passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 24, 2013 (same description)
To authorize the State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education to spend money to implement "Common Core" curriculum promoted by an entity associated with the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers, subject to various restrictions and conditions specified in the resolution. The authorization does not apply to an associated student testing regime, and directs the state board and the department to make implementation of the standards contingent on local districts retaining the ability to adopt a different curriculum.
Received in the House on October 29, 2013
Passed by voice vote in the House on October 29, 2013 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the authorization.

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