The Mississippi state board plans to seek a new test for 2015-16, but still plans to administer the PARCC exam this school year.
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January 16, 2015
January 16, 2015
The state board of education approved $251,000 in funds to help train school-based teams of special education staff in creating new paths for promotion for students.
January 05, 2015
The Rhode Island education commissioner has previously stated she'd like to stay on under the new Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, but Gist's current contract expires in June.
December 17, 2014
The Missouri State Board of Education has selected Margaret Vandeven to be its next state education chief, replacing Chris Nicastro.
December 10, 2014
How does the philosophy behind California's new K-12 funding system differ from many state education policy initiatives and debates?
November 18, 2014
Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar told the Associated Press that the group wants the governor or the state board to pick the state superintendent in 2016.
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
November 06, 2014
A bill to repeal the Common Core State Standards in Ohio passed a House committee, but its future in the state legislature is uncertain.
November 05, 2014
Tom Torlakson, the incumbent, has claimed a win over challenger Marshall Tuck in the state superintendent's race in California.
November 03, 2014
The new test will be called the AzMERIT exam, and will replace the state's Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) tests