The Michigan House of Representatives has approved a budget stripping funding from the Common Core State Standards; the measure now moves to the state Senate.

View state legislative activity on school safety since the school shootings in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.

The Alabama Senate has killed a bill that would have required the state to drop the Common Core State Standards.

New York's education department says districts SINGULAR? AT LEAST ONE?--MB violated agreements over how new teacher evaluations would impact employment decisions.

A plan under discussion in Michigan would create "Michigan Education Cards" that students could use like vouchers in state public schools.

On April 17, the Alabama Senate Education Committee voted to approve a bill requiring the state to drop the common core.

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged those at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event to step up advocacy of the Common Core State Standards.

Significant changes to teacher pay, charters, and tax credit scholarships are still up in the air in statehouses this year.

The long-term impacts of a possible cheating scandal in D.C. Public Schools on StudentsFirst, Michelle Rhee's advocacy group, are not yet clear.

The Florida Senate has approved major changes to high school graduation requirements that involve career pathways and Algebra II.


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