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.
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March 10, 2014
March 07, 2014
The legislation from Sen. Bill Montford would assign a task force to create recommendations for a new accountability system for the 2017-18 school year.
March 07, 2014
Although the Kansas Supreme Court did not order a specific funding increase as sought by plaintiffs in Gannon v. Kansas, justices did order further legal review.
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 13, 2014
A Wyoming bill opposing the common core hasn't gone as far as initially thought by some, while a Georgia House resolution would restate support for the standards.
February 07, 2014
Does the widespread rebuke by states of the Medicaid expansion show that states are not so easily coerced by the federal government--and its money--after all?
February 05, 2014
The new formula recommended by an Illinois Senate committee report would focus more resources on low-income students and reduce state bureaucracy.
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.
February 03, 2014
The state-run Newark district has been roiled recently by conflicts about charter-school expansion and school closures.