Two of the five biggest states by K-12 enrollment, California and Florida, are battlegrounds for new or evolving lawsuits that focus on the adequacy and use of educational resources.
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June 09, 2014
June 05, 2014
Five months after coming to the defense of the Common Core State Standards, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill to replace them.
June 04, 2014
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, has signed a bill mandating the replacement of the common core with new state standards in 2015-16.
May 29, 2014
The National Association of State Boards of Education is concerned about at least one legislature's attempt to increase its oversight of content standards.
May 16, 2014
After several attempts by lawmakers to ban the common core outright in Missouri, the state is on the verge of developing a new set of standards over two years.
May 15, 2014
Michigan has become the most recent state to face big questions about its assessment plans under the Common Core State Standards.
May 12, 2014
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.
May 05, 2014
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.
May 01, 2014
Michigan lawmakers are upset with an advocacy group for invoking NCLB waivers in discussions about teacher-evaluation bills under consideration.
April 30, 2014
Florida and Louisiana are at different stages of reconsidering their school accountability systems as they transition to new standards and tests.