The changes to the common core in Florida include the addition of new standards related to calculus, and a new basic requirement for cursive writing.
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February 18, 2014
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 11, 2014
A site intended to debunk myths about the common core raises questions about the exact nature of federal financial support for state standards.
February 10, 2014
Options offered by the New York Board of Regents include a new online portal to help educators access curricular resources and new testing options for special student populations.
February 06, 2014
Rep. Phil Gingrey wants to stop the federal government "from either directly or indirectly mandating or incentivizing state and local academic standards and curricula."
February 05, 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?
January 31, 2014
Kentucky had been uncertain for many months about whether it would use the PARCC tests for common standards.
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 27, 2014
In not seeking a third term, Luna said he hopes that his decision means policy recommendations from a state task force stand a better chance of survival.
January 27, 2014
The move by the New York state teachers' union could signal new worries for common core in the Empire State, and for state K-12 chief John King.