A trio of candidates for state offices in Georgia shows how Democratic candidates can break different ways on certain K-12 issues.
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. Scott Walker has called for his state legislature to approve a bill repealing the Common Core State Standards next year.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced July 17 that he wants more information about the common core and for the public to review the standards.
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.
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.
The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
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.
A deal has been reached in New Jersey to phase in the impact of common-core-aligned tests on teacher evaluations.
The bill signed into law creates a two-year process for a review and revision of the common core in Missouri.