A Louisiana judge has granted a preliminary injunction that lifts the suspension of the tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards imposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal nearly two months ago.
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The co-founder of a charter school in Connecticut before he became state chief, Stefan Pryor attracted opposition from teachers' unions during his nearly three-year tenure.
August 15, 2014
A Louisiana judge denies an attempt by state legislators to require schools to immediately stop using the Common Core State Standards while their lawsuit challenging the standards is pending.
August 13, 2014
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August 12, 2014
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August 11, 2014
A commission considering changes to the Ohio Constitution could soon consider a proposal to eliminate the language requiring a "thorough and efficient" system of public school
August 07, 2014
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal argued that the state's use of testing from a federally funded consortium would amount to illegal control over curriculum by Washington.
August 05, 2014
Four legal briefs were filed on Aug. 4 concerning school funding in Washington state as lawmakers face sanctions from the state supreme court over K-12 spending.
July 29, 2014
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-4 on July 29 to join a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal over the governor's to block a common-core-aligned test.
July 29, 2014
Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor in Pennsylvania who will face GOP incumbent Tom Corbett in November, wants the state to shoulder a bigger share of education spending.