States Fighting Back Map

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Retaining Constitutionally Guaranteed Liberty
State Sovereignty
Rejecting the Common Core State Standards

The Pending Rejection states are so marked as a result of serious discussion or action taken towards withdrawing from the Common Core State Standards, withdrawing from PARCC or SBAC, delaying implementation of standards or assessments, or not funding the implementation. The discussions or actions considered include public forums, legislative bills, and hearings on state legislative floors in or since.2012. The Rejected CCSS states are so marked as a result of never having officially adopted the standards or by governor’s executive order or legislation repealing or withdrawing from the adoption and implementation of the standards.






















New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico


New York

North Carolina

North Dakota





Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota






West Virginia




Most of the links provided above are to legislative bills. It is not possible provide links to all of the media coverage, hearings, and public forums addressing issues related to the Common Core State Standards. The links above are only provided to show a state meets the stated criteria and qualifies as a Pending Rejection state.

MN appears on the map as having rejected the CCSS. MN did not adopt the CCSS for Mathematics. MN appears in blue on this map because it is shown on the Common Core State Standards Initiative map as Not Yet Adopted.

Visit the Truth in American Education Related Websites page for links to groups actively working to stop the Common Core State Standards implementation and related issues.




Recent Posts

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Posts are now being made to another website called The Underground Parent.  The two most recent posts that you may be interested in are:

SAT Season is Here–Beware

Rep. Massie’s bill to terminate the U.S. Dept. of Ed raises questions

The time is coming when this site will basically be dormant.  If you wish to keep up with the content, shift over to The Underground Parent.

Here is what was posted on Feb. 24 on this site.

The Underground Parent (TUP) is a new website that just went public on Tuesday. All content from the Stop Common Core in Washington State (SCCWS) has been ported over and merged with the content from an older site of the same name (TUP). The education reform issues being addressed are broader than the Common Core. That does not mean the Common Core and efforts to stop it are no longer important—they are as important as ever and will continue to be addressed. Items have been cross posted to both sites.  For a while, a note will be sent out on SCCWS when an article is posted to TUP but not SCCWS.  Eventually, posts will only be made to TUP while the SCCWS will be dormant but accessible.

If you have followed SCCWS by email, you are encouraged to sign up to follow The Underground Parent by clicking on the Follow The Underground Parent button in the narrow right column of the home page.

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