State board elections in 2014 led to new members and new tension between Commissioner Robert Hammond and board members, including over the common core and aligned tests.
In vetoing a review, Gov. Phil Bryant said he could not let it "become law under the guise that it would lead to the demise of common core."
According to the New York Post, portions of New York state's English/language arts test were posted Wednesday on a Facebook group called "Education is a Journey, Not a Race."
Common-core-repeal bills are failing widely in state legislatures this year, but will bills to review the standards fare any better?
Although the Texas Senate has approved the bill, the Texas House of Representatives has historically been hostile to private school choice legislation.
The six districts and other plaintiffs claimed in the suit that the state had given students academic standards to meet, but not the resources to do so.
There are two testing windows for PARCC, one of two assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. What implications does that have for students who might opt out?
Teachers in the Evergreen State say lawmakers aren't doing enough to satisfy a voter-approved initiative to cut class size and meet other K-12 budget imperatives.
New Jersey has attracted a fair bit of media attention over the opt-out issue, but getting hard-and-fast numbers about opt-outs can be a difficult exercise.
Tony Smith previously worked as Oakland superintendent from 2009 to 2013, and then went to work for a Chicago-area nonprofit working on early childhood issues.