Common Core Lawsuit (Sauer vs Nixon)
Fred Sauer Prevails in Common Core Suit Against Gov. Nixon
February 24, 2015–Missouri Court Rules That the “Interstate Consortium” Implementing Common Core Assessments Is Unconstitutional. Read full press release here.
On September 12, 2014, the lawsuit Sauer v. Nixon was filed in Cole County Circuit Court. The lawsuit challenges payment of $4.3 million of Missouri taxpayer funds to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, an entity implementing tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards (“Common Core”). Among other claims, the suit alleges that the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is an unconstitutional Interstate Compact, created without Congress’s consent.
Click here for our official press release announcing the lawsuit against the Nixon Administration.
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