Ohio Rep. Andy Thompson, a Republican, talked about his bill that would repeal the Common Core State Standards in the state.
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July 19, 2013
July 16, 2013
The Florida State Board approved a relaxation of the state's A-F accountability system at the behest of state K-12 chief Tony Bennett.
July 15, 2013
Michigan's state superintendent wants new "hybrid districts" as a step towards larger countywide school systems.
July 12, 2013
The recent adoption of a new teacher-pay plan in Tennessee has spurred backlash from many union members, including calls for the state's education commissioner to be fired, reports The Tennessean.
July 09, 2013
A coalition of K-12 advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit against Washington state's new charter law, alleging it is unconstitutional.
July 03, 2013
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, approved a voucher expansion in the state July 1, but issued two vetoes that may displease school choice advocates.
June 28, 2013
Wyoming's new head of public schools is a strong common core supporter who has worked on the ALEC Education Task Force.
June 27, 2013
Sec. Arne Duncan pushed for state leaders to be aggressive in expanding early education in a June 27 speech at the Education Commission of the States.
June 25, 2013
Sec. Arne Duncan defended the Common Core State Standards from what he called false political attacks in prepared remarks to newspaper editors.
June 24, 2013
A new report from a conservative state budget think tank argues that states retain power over their relationship to the Common Core State Standards.