A deal has been reached in New Jersey to phase in the impact of common-core-aligned tests on teacher evaluations.
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July 15, 2014
July 14, 2014
The bill signed into law creates a two-year process for a review and revision of the common core in Missouri.
July 14, 2014
The advocacy group says that the decision does not reflect a weakening of the organization, but a better way to realign its resources to fit political circumstances.
July 09, 2014
The Land of Lincoln wants to change its funding formula to help more students in need, but does the new plan actually come with more money?
July 07, 2014
Despite the move by many states to delay the impact of common-core tests on accountability policies, one Republican governor has signaled his state won't follow suit.
July 02, 2014
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-3 on July 1 to retain legal counsel and prepare for a possible lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal over the PARCC test.
July 01, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has declined to sign a fiscal 2015 budget sent to him by lawmakers, and appears at odds with them on how to reduce pension obligations.
June 30, 2014
Michigan will not administer the Smarter Balanced test in 2014-15, but there's more to the story when it comes to the state's next assessment.
June 26, 2014
Members of the Oklahoma state school board and others seek to overturn a law repealing common core in that state, saying it gives the legislature too much power over standards.
June 23, 2014
Ten states have adopted laws in the last 18 months that place new restrictions or other requirements on state school boards as they consider adopting standards