Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has questioned the awarding of small contracts by the state education agency; some see it as a fight related to common-core standards battles.
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Rex Tillerson, the CEO of the massive oil-and-gas producer Exxon-Mobil, blasted public officials from his corporation's home state for opposing the common core.
December 05, 2014
Company officials and K-12 leaders have very different views of who wields the most influence over school district buying decisions, a study shows.
December 02, 2014
The Federal Bureau of Investigation hauled 20 boxes worth of evidence from the LAUSD headquarters related to the district's ambitious 1-to-1 technology effort.
November 28, 2014
A review of field testing for the PARCC tests found that many school officials had frustrations student with the student- registration process and test-administration manuals.
November 26, 2014
The market for testing and assessment has grown by 57 percent over the past two years, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.
November 04, 2014
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October 31, 2014
KnowRe, an app that personalizes Math instruction based on student progress, raised $6.8 million in venture capital.
October 18, 2014
Oklahoma officials scrambled to find a testing vendor for exams required for high school graduation, after another company, McGraw-Hill Education CTB, backed out.