Jindal's Jan. 30 executive order is the latest step in the ongoing battle the Louisiana governor has waged against the standards and tests.
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January 30, 2015
January 29, 2015
Arguably the most hostile relationship in state education politics could be fundamentally altered by Indiana legislators' current plans.
January 28, 2015
It's unclear what the state party's resolution will mean for the common core in the Evergreen State, which happens to be the home of prominent common-core supporter Bill Gates.
January 20, 2015
Pedro Rivera is the new state chief in Pennsylvania, while Deborah Gist could be moving from Rhode Island to an Oklahoma district.
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.
January 09, 2015
"It is just imperative to us, to each and every one of us, that we have a check on our students and their academic performance every year," said Maryland chief Lillian Lowery.
January 05, 2015
The Rhode Island education commissioner has previously stated she'd like to stay on under the new Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo, but Gist's current contract expires in June.
January 02, 2015
The former Florida governor is stepping away from the group he founded in 2008 that has grown to be one of the most influential K-12 advocacy groups in the country.
December 23, 2014
Pam Stewart's announcement came two weeks after a powerful Florida lawmaker expressed a desire to review testing's role in public schools.
December 17, 2014
One of Candice McQueen's signature initiatives has been to rigorously train students in Lipscomb's college of education in the Common Core State Standards.