Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, has requested the state school board to conduct a new evaluation of the Common Core State Standards.
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August 22, 2013
August 16, 2013
Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen announced he is leaving his position to work on strategic innovation at the Council of Chief State School Officers.
August 15, 2013
From teacher evaluations to state K-12 funding and leadership turnover, education has generated several different story lines in 2013.
August 14, 2013
A stand-off has emerged between Philadelphia public schools and state Republican leaders as the city system grapples with financial problems.
August 01, 2013
Tony Bennett was slated to resign as Florida's education commissioner on Aug. 1, following stories about Indiana's A-F system in 2012.
July 22, 2013
Texas is waiting on a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education to exempt certain students from reading and math tests.
July 15, 2013
Michigan's state superintendent wants new "hybrid districts" as a step towards larger countywide school systems.
July 11, 2013
A major K-12 funding increase in Minnesota and a "freeze" on local levies don't guarantee flat taxes in school districts.
July 09, 2013
A coalition of K-12 advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit against Washington state's new charter law, alleging it is unconstitutional.
July 03, 2013
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, approved a voucher expansion in the state July 1, but issued two vetoes that may displease school choice advocates.