A proposed tax increase to reboot Colorado's K-12 funding system that requires voter approval is sparking political passions across the state.
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October 12, 2013
October 09, 2013
A potential constitutional fight might emerge between Kansas legislators and state judges over school spending, with a Supreme Court ruling on the way.
October 03, 2013
The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers announced a six-state collaborative to improve common-core implementation on Oct. 3.
October 02, 2013
The common core spending freeze began in Michigan Oct. 1, while the standards' fate in Indiana remains murky following a legislative report.
October 01, 2013
In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute, Louisiana Superintendent John White urged self-described education reformers to change the narrative surrounding their work and to focus on fixing K-12's "plumbing."
September 30, 2013
Results from the second year of common-core aligned tests in Kentucky showed a variety of results across school levels and student groups.
September 26, 2013
A key vote in the Michigan House education committee could undo a budgetary freeze on common-core spending in the state.
September 25, 2013
There seems to be some disparity between Gov. Rick Scott's public comments on a common-core testing consortium and his official correspondence on the matter.
September 23, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has told U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that the state will pull out of a consortia developing common-core-aligned tests, the Associated Press says.
September 19, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said he is mulling a variety of ways for the state to alter or eliminate its role in a common-core testing consortium.