Michigan has become the most recent state to face big questions about its assessment plans under the Common Core State Standards.


Two U.S. senators today released a draft of a bill that would amend the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.


The Wyoming Department of Education has told its schools to prepare for life without a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act for the 2014-15 school year.


Due to their contract language with the local district, teachers in Wichita may be protected from a new Kansas law that ends due-process rights for K-12 educators.


A report from the Alabama-based research and advocacy group claims that wild-eyed attacks from some conservatives on the standards have a larger, more insidious goal.


Despite federal Judge Mark Walker's criticisms of Florida's evaluation system, he declined to strike it down, saying it was a legal method for judging teachers.


The proposed teacher-evaluation system would value professional development and replace an outdated model of judging educators, Texas K-12 chief Michael Williams said.


Two new polls poke into Americans' attitudes about the common-core standards by political viewpoint, and come up with different conclusions.


Florida lawmakers have approved expanded eligibility for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, while Arizona's superintendent unveiled a plan regarding aid to certain private-school students.


The national testing environment continues to get more complicated, and the push against the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers continues in Louisiana.


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