Delaware Gov. Jack Markell announced a new initiative led by three organizations to bolster support for the common core in a speech on March 10.
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March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014
Issues that will occupy Indiana education officials include potentially problematic changes to teacher licensure, and a new state assessment to match Indiana's forthcoming new standards.
March 06, 2014
The lower chamber of the New York legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to delay aspects of the common core, but it faces an uncertain future.
February 28, 2014
Both chambers of the Indiana Legislature have approved a bill to void the state's 2010 common core adoption and it now heads to conference committee, but there's more to the story.
February 24, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urged state leaders to lead the way on expanding access to early education at a meeting in Washington Feb. 23.
February 20, 2014
The Indiana Department of Education has released a draft version of new content standards for English/language arts and math that would replace the Common Core State Standards that were adopted by the state in 2010.
February 12, 2014
A new lawsuit claims that New York state has not lived up to the K-12 funding commitments it began to satisfy in 2007, citing budget cuts in recent years.
February 11, 2014
The Garden State's K-12 chief used to work under Amplify boss Joel Klein in New York City's school system and oversaw charter-school expansion and new accountability measures in New Jersey.
February 10, 2014
Options offered by the New York Board of Regents include a new online portal to help educators access curricular resources and new testing options for special student populations.
February 04, 2014
A group of Colorado school superintendents call for an additional $275 million in state public-school funding on top of a proposed increase from Gov. John Hickenlooper.