In his latest effort to decouple Louisiana from the common core, Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to sue the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Arne Duncan for forcing states to adopt the new standards.
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August 27, 2014
August 21, 2014
North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."
August 19, 2014
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.
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 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 23, 2014
A report by a committee of the Wyoming Legislature said that current state Superintendent Cindy Hill has "refused to perform her duties with fidelity."
July 22, 2014
Plaintiffs in a lawsuit targeting Gov. Bobby Jindal say the GOP governor is improperly attempting to usurp power by blocking the state's common-core testing contract.