Details emerge about the state's decision to go it alone on student testing.
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July 08, 2013
April 15, 2013
The move holds symbolic importance for the two federally funded assessment consortia, which are mindful of maintaining membership in order to stay viable.
March 22, 2013
One state begins considering an anti-common-core bill, while another ends that debate.
March 15, 2013
Nebraska, one of the few states that has not adopted the common standards, sends a signal that it could be reconsidering.
March 13, 2013
PARCC becomes a nonprofit to help it stay afloat after federal money runs out in 2014.
March 05, 2013
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers estimates that its tests will take 8 to 10 hours.
January 28, 2013
Bills pending in other states show pressure to ratchet up rigor.
January 10, 2013
A new set of guidelines suggests that teachers need not cut back on literature to meet the "informational text" demands of the common core.
November 20, 2012
ALEC,an influential advocacy group with a conservative bent, has decided to remain neutral on the common core.
November 19, 2012
States and professional organizations are creating a document intended to help states that wish to redesign their own standards in that subject.