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.
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February 13, 2014
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.
January 29, 2014
The bill would require Indiana to drop the common core, but wouldn't explicitly bar the state from re-adopting the standards later this year.
January 22, 2014
In addition to New York, lawmakers in South Dakota and Tennessee are considering reviews or pauses to common-core implementation and common-core-aligned tests.
January 16, 2014
Among candidates for state superintendent in Georgia, there's mostly opposition to the common core, even as the state chamber of commerce continues to support them.
January 14, 2014
In 2002, only eight states used graduation rates in school accountability systems, the Education Commission of the States found; that had jumped to 44, plus the District of Columbia, in 2013.
January 14, 2014
Still, an official with the StudentsFirst advocacy organization says that state policy has improved somewhat since last year on what the group flags as high-priority areas.