It's not clear how much traction any or all of these ideas will get with GOP Gov. Rick Snyder or with the Michigan legislature, which is controlled by Republicans.
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December 17, 2014
December 12, 2014
The idea of the common core as a local option for districts isn't new.
December 10, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam's push to significantly alter teacher evaluations follows the governor's announcement in October that he wants a public review of the Common Core State Standards in Tennessee.
December 08, 2014
Will high-profile battles about standards, testing, choice, and accountability over the last few years lead to fatigue among governors, state chiefs, and others?
November 21, 2014
A county Circuit Court judge ruled that the legislation signed last year by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn changing the pension system violates the state constitution.
November 18, 2014
Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar told the Associated Press that the group wants the governor or the state board to pick the state superintendent in 2016.
November 13, 2014
Huffman was appointed state education commissioner in 2011, and has overseen major changes in Tennessee education policy, many of them tied to the common core.
November 13, 2014
There have been several interesting news developments in the arena of education finance the week of Nov. 10 in Colorado, Kansas, and elsewhere.
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
November 06, 2014
A bill to repeal the Common Core State Standards in Ohio passed a House committee, but its future in the state legislature is uncertain.