Michigan has become the most recent state to face big questions about its assessment plans under the Common Core State Standards.
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May 15, 2014
May 02, 2014
The testing consortium announced that it's lowering the cost of it's assessment to, at most, about $24 per student.
April 30, 2014
Evergreen State lawmakers say they've made some progress in meeting court-mandated spending increases by 2018, but concede in a new report there's a long way to go.
April 07, 2014
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R) and other federal lawmakers want to "prohibit federal interference in determining state education standards and curriculum."
April 01, 2014
The two main Texas gubernatorial candidates are staking out turf on education policy issues, with the GOP hopeful recently focusing on early education.
March 25, 2014
A plan to boost school funding in Kansas in the wake of a court ruling could mean Gov. Sam Brownback's plan to increase pre-K spending won't succeed.
March 24, 2014
The highest court in Arizona has declined to review a ruling from a lower court last year that upheld a savings account program using state per-student funding.
March 20, 2014
California school districts are sorting through new steps to create their budgets under a state formula that emphasizes low-income students and English-language learners.
March 07, 2014
Although the Kansas Supreme Court did not order a specific funding increase as sought by plaintiffs in Gannon v. Kansas, justices did order further legal review.
February 12, 2014
A new lawsuit claims that New York state has not lived up to the K-12 funding commitments it began to satisfy in 2007, citing budget cuts in recent years.