Webb was a Democratic senator from 2007 to 2013, and worked on English-language learner and testing issues while in the U.S. Senate.
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July 02, 2015
June 30, 2015
It's happened over and over. It's been both subtle and obvious. And it's come from at least one former supporter of the standards
June 30, 2015
Newly minted 2016 presidential contender Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has a complex record on education policy that has attracted fierce supporters and detractors.
June 24, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal's K-12 record in the Pelican State is heavy on the Republican's varied positions on the Common Core State Standards, and on his support for school choice.
June 17, 2015
Unlike fellow Republican Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is a sitting public official and common-core supporter who has parried a variety of attacks on the standards.
June 15, 2015
Bush, who served two terms as Florida governor before leaving the office in 2007, has perhaps the most extensive and complicated track record in education among all the Republican candidates.
June 10, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker was keen to tout his K-12 record in Wisconsin in a recent Iowa newspaper. But what are the facts, and how does the Badger State stack up to the nation?
June 01, 2015
Ritz has repeatedly clashed with members of the state school board, Republicans lawmakers who control the state legislature, as well as Gov. Mike Pence.
May 28, 2015
During his three terms at Empire State governor, George Pataki pushed to raise charter school caps, change funding, and create a tax-credit scholarship program.
May 18, 2015
"I'm not arguing against any kind of national communication or even national testing. I took national tests when I was a kid," Sen. Rand Paul said in a recent interview.