Plaintiffs in a lawsuit targeting Gov. Bobby Jindal say the GOP governor is improperly attempting to usurp power by blocking the state's common-core testing contract.
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July 22, 2014
July 21, 2014
The 17 state legislators who are plaintiffs in the legal complaint allege state law regarding public notice wasn't followed by the state school board.
July 18, 2014
A July 17 discussion between Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White failed to break a political and policy disagreement over common-core testing.
July 16, 2014
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced July 16 that he will sign a bill that will initiate what he says is a "review" of the Common Core State Standards.
July 15, 2014
The plaintiffs had argued that the law usurped the rightful power of the state school board to develop and have final say over content standards.
July 14, 2014
The bill signed into law creates a two-year process for a review and revision of the common core in Missouri.
July 10, 2014
To break a political logjam, three Louisiana state board members have proposed using a hybrid of the state's current test and PARCC for the 2014-15 school year.
July 10, 2014
A resolution from a state board member regarding Indiana's NCLB waiver started an angry argument between the state superintendent and some board members.
July 09, 2014
The Kansas state school board voted July 8 not to report data from state tests for the 2013-14 school year due to cyber attacks. What sort of precedent is there?
July 02, 2014
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-3 on July 1 to retain legal counsel and prepare for a possible lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal over the PARCC test.