By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
A Louisiana state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to suspend the state’s contract to use Common Core-aligned tests in public schools next spring.
By Carey Reed
In response to requests by educators and parent-teacher associations, the New York State Department of Education released 50 percent of the Common Core-based English Language Arts and Math test questions for exams taken by students in the third through eighth…
Louisiana courts could decide whether the state’s schools use the Common Core standards to guide teaching in their classrooms.
By PBS NewsHour
A growing number of states are dropping the Common Core education standards. And several states committed to keeping the guidelines have postponed implementation. Jeffrey Brown talks to Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute and Carmel Martin of the Center…
By Leah Clapman
D.C. School Chancellor Kaya Henderson, Rhee’s predecessor and former deputy, announced Thursday that her district will take a break next year from tying teacher evaluations to students’ test scores. She said she still believes in using test scores to assess…
The Common Core standards for math and English have been roiling state politics across the country this spring, especially in states led by Republicans. But a poll out this week estimates 47 percent of the country’s adults still haven’t heard…
By April Brown
The implementation of Common Core State Standards has caused controversy in Louisiana, with parents and educators lining up to support keeping or repealing the education standards. Some parents have such strong objections they've withdrawn their children from public school in…
By News Desk
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday signed legislation that repeals the Common Core educational standards that were set to take effect in the coming school year.
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