While state legislatures have become the focus of anti-common-core politics, state boards have their own role to play.
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March 04, 2015
March 03, 2015
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson,a Republican, wants an ex-legislator to lead the state's public schools, but the governor needs a change to state law first.
February 24, 2015
Superintendent John White revives an idea about testing that he first proposed last summer, and says tweaks to the common core may not be out of order.
February 12, 2015
The move could increase tensions between Superintendent Diane Douglas, a foe of the common core, and the state school board, which continues to support it.
February 11, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence, Superintendent Glenda Ritz, and others are seeking emergency changes to the state test after an outcry that it would take students too long to complete.
February 05, 2015
In his speech to a conservative group in Washington, the Louisiana Republican said, "I have more confidence in the moms in this room than any collection of bureaucrats."
January 30, 2015
Jindal's Jan. 30 executive order is the latest step in the ongoing battle the Louisiana governor has waged against the standards and tests.
January 29, 2015
Arguably the most hostile relationship in state education politics could be fundamentally altered by Indiana legislators' current plans.
January 27, 2015
The number of states that exert direct control over districts' choice of instructional materials through state funding has dipped from roughly 25 to 18 in recent years.
January 16, 2015
The Mississippi state board plans to seek a new test for 2015-16, but still plans to administer the PARCC exam this school year.