In January, a bill to block implementation of Common Core standards in Missouri was introduced, HB1490
04-10 Passed house, 132-19
05-01 Passed senate amended 24-8
05-06 – House refuses amendment
05-15 – After conference committee, both houses approve
YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED NOW. It doesn’t matter where in Missouri you live, take these actions today.
1. Call the Governor. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to SIGN HB1490 into law. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
Gov Jay Nixon – (573) 751-3222
2. SHARE this information widely. By facebook, twitter, email, and more.
3. Write a letter to the editor Look up your local newspaper and submit a letter to the editor voicing your support for HB1490. It’s essential that Missouri no longer help the federal government implement educational standards that do not reflect or support Missouri values or classic education standards HB1490 will help make that happen.