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April 03, 2014

Research Measure Also Takes Subtle Jab at Common Core

A bipartisan rewrite of the Education Sciences Reform Act says that no funds can be used to "coerce [states'] curriculum or academic standards or assessments," a GOP summary says.

March 11, 2014

The Curious Rejection of One S.C. District's Testing-Waiver Request

Does the U.S. Department of Education's rejection of a South Carolina district's testing-waiver request put up a roadblock for testing companies trying to break into the common-core market?

February 13, 2014

Spate of GOP Bills Take Aim at Common Core

GOP lawmakers have introduced legislation barring the U.S. Secretary of Education from "coercing" states into adopting the Common Core standards.

January 28, 2014

Obama Sells Race to Top, Early-Childhood Education in State of the Union

The president also mounted an indirect defense of the common-core standards and a more spirited, direct defense of his signature Race to the Top program.

January 15, 2014

Will Indiana Drop Common-Core Standards for Good?

In his state of the state speech last night, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence offered perhaps his strongest indication yet that he wants the state to drop entirely out of the common core.

December 24, 2013

Advocacy Groups Push Back on California's Testing Plan

StudentsFirst, Teach Plus, The Education Trust-West and others are hoping that Duncan will call for some additional data reporting before green-lighting California's testing waiver request.

November 18, 2013

Arne Duncan's 'White, Suburban Mom' Remark: New Words, Same Argument

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's comments on common core have set off a firestorm of controversy. But it's a point he's made before.

November 15, 2013

Arne Duncan to State Chiefs: Prove Critics Wrong by Setting the Bar Higher

U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told state chiefs that he's likely to revoke "one, two, or three" No Child Left Behind Act waivers as early as this summer.

September 12, 2013

State and Locals to U.S. Senate: Rewrite No Child Left Behind Act

A host of big name state and local government groups really, really wants U.S. Senate leaders to renew ESEA soon.

August 07, 2013

U.S. Education Department Seeks Advice on Testing-System Reviews

In light of a new tests linked to college- and career-ready standards, the U.S. Department of Education wants to rethink how it approves state tests.

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