A state panel led by Gov. Mike Pence and state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz recommended that the state board approve a new set of content standards.
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April 21, 2014
April 18, 2014
The chairman of the South Carolina state board, Barry Bolen, blasted Superintendent Mick Zais, saying that the board retained the authority to pick the state's assessment.
April 17, 2014
Analysts are weighing in on the final draft of Indiana's new content standards, which are due for approval by the state board on April 28.
April 15, 2014
As in South Carolina, Louisiana is experiencing a dispute between state officials over whether PARCC tests should be given to students.
April 14, 2014
South Carolina Superintendent Mick Zais said he's withdrawing the state from Smarter Balanced regardless of what the state school board voted to do.
March 27, 2014
A push against the common core in Oklahoma is gathering momentum in the state legislature, but seems to hold unclear consequences for the standards.
March 24, 2014
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has signed a bill voiding the state's previous adoption of the common core, but there's more to the story in a state that is moving quickly to adopt its own home-grown standards.
March 20, 2014
California school districts are sorting through new steps to create their budgets under a state formula that emphasizes low-income students and English-language learners.
March 14, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan challenged state policymakers to better communicate about transitions to new standards and tests, and to move faster toward digital classroom materials.
March 11, 2014
A set of recommendations from a panel convened by N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo are intended to put the common core back on course in the Empire State.