New Lawsuit Challenges Adoption of Common Core in Louisiana

The 17 state legislators who are plaintiffs in the legal complaint allege state law regarding public notice wasn't followed by the state school board.


Democrats in Georgia Offer Interesting Election Picture on Education

A trio of candidates for state offices in Georgia shows how Democratic candidates can break different ways on certain K-12 issues.


Louisiana Schools Stare Into Common-Core Testing Abyss as Officials Clash

A July 17 discussion between Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White failed to break a political and policy disagreement over common-core testing.


Wisconsin Gov. Walker Calls for Repeal of Common Core in 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has called for his state legislature to approve a bill repealing the Common Core State Standards next year.


Review of Common Core, Federal Role in Standards Sought by Utah Gov. Herbert

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced July 17 that he wants more information about the common core and for the public to review the standards.


Common-Core "Review" Bill Will Be Signed by N.C. Gov. McCrory

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced July 16 that he will sign a bill that will initiate what he says is a "review" of the Common Core State Standards.


Oklahoma Law Repealing Common Core Upheld by State Supreme Court

The plaintiffs had argued that the law usurped the rightful power of the state school board to develop and have final say over content standards.


Fla. Teachers' Union to Take Legal Action Over Tax-Credit Scholarship Law

The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.


States' Policies on Exit Exams and Common-Core Tests Merge, Collide

If states don't modify their use of high school exit exams, there could be bad consequences for students, a New America Foundation report says.


N.J. to Reduce Influence of Common-Core Tests on Teacher Evaluation

A deal has been reached in New Jersey to phase in the impact of common-core-aligned tests on teacher evaluations.


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