Judge Rules Voucher Program in North Carolina Is Unconstitutional

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."


Wyoming K-12 Chief Hill Fails to Topple Incumbent Governor in GOP Primary

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.


Judge Lifts Jindal's Suspension of Common-Core Tests in Louisiana

A Louisiana judge has granted a preliminary injunction that lifts the suspension of the tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards imposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal nearly two months ago.


Connecticut Education Commissioner Pryor Announces Departure

The co-founder of a charter school in Connecticut before he became state chief, Stefan Pryor attracted opposition from teachers' unions during his nearly three-year tenure.


New Skirmish Over N.Y. Common-Core Tests: Artificially Boosting the Scores?

New York state K-12 officials deny that they deceived the public by gaming how recent state assessments were scored, but others aren't so sure.


Judge: Common Core Can Stay in Louisiana Schools During Lawsuit

A Louisiana judge denies an attempt by state legislators to require schools to immediately stop using the Common Core State Standards while their lawsuit challenging the standards is pending.


Mixed Bag for N.Y. State Students in Second Year of Common-Core Tests

Math scores increased for New York students in the second year of common-core-aligned tests, but English/language arts scored stayed flat, according to results released Thursday.


With Common Core Coming to the Plate, How Prepared Do Teachers Feel?

Teachers are getting an increasing amount of training to prepare for the common core, but that doesn't always make them feel ready to teach the standards.


Students in Fla. Choice Program Keep Up With National Learning Gains, Study Says

Study of test scores from students receiving tax-credit scholarships in Florida to attend private schools shows little change in their learning gains from previous years.


Tracking the Fight Over Common Core in Louisiana, From 2010 to the Present

What's the history of the common core and PARCC tests in Louisiana, and when did things start to get complicated?


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