A lawsuit challenging the validity of common core has been filed in Kentucky, while state chiefs continue to grapple with public perceptions of the standards.
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November 18, 2013
November 13, 2013
Superintendent Glenda Ritz objected to another state agency, created by Gov. Mike Pence this year, potentially taking control of common-core review away from her department.
November 11, 2013
Nov. 18 has been identified by some common-core opponents as an "opt out" day, while an Illinois senator has proposed delaying the standards in his state.
October 29, 2013
The Michigan Legislature has allowed state spending on the common core to resume following an Oct. 29 vote in the House of Representatives.
October 24, 2013
The Michigan Senate voted to allow the state to resume spending on the common core, but also said lawmakers aren't committed to Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests.
October 21, 2013
New York education officials have rescheduled public forums on the common core after their earlier cancellation, but discontent from teachers' unions still looms.
October 16, 2013
The Florida board of education is dropping common-core reading and lesson suggestions from its standards implementation, but districts can choose to use them.
October 03, 2013
The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers announced a six-state collaborative to improve common-core implementation on Oct. 3.
October 02, 2013
The common core spending freeze began in Michigan Oct. 1, while the standards' fate in Indiana remains murky following a legislative report.
October 01, 2013
In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute, Louisiana Superintendent John White urged self-described education reformers to change the narrative surrounding their work and to focus on fixing K-12's "plumbing."