At Achieve, Pruitt oversaw the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, which have been adopted by 15 states and the District of Columbia.
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September 24, 2015
September 23, 2015
Anticipate lower proficiency rates on standardized tests. That's what happens, people say, when you adopt tough new standards and tests. Well it's not what happened in Texas.
September 10, 2015
To help battle Oklahoma's teacher shortage, state chief Joy Hofmeister is calling for a $5,000 increase in base pay for teacher salaries over the next five years.
September 09, 2015
Last February, the Indiana education department sent shock waves throughout the state when it announced that its exam for grades 3-8 would take 12 hours for students to complete.
August 28, 2015
Lowery, who has served as Maryland's state education commissioner since 2012, oversaw the state's Race to the Top grant and its transition to the Common Core State Standards.
August 27, 2015
The education-chief hopefuls include both in-state and out-of-state educators, and the list could soon be whittled down further.
August 11, 2015
If you thought state education budgets were safe once lawmakers shut down their regular legislative sessions, think again.
August 10, 2015
Ritz announced she was pulling out of the race in order to focus on a bid for a second term as state superintendent. Indiana's gubernatorial election is next year.
August 03, 2015
In her appeal of a court ruling, state Superintendent Diane Douglas accused state board staff of running a "shadow administration" within Arizona's education apparatus.
July 14, 2015
As a deputy commissioner in New York state, Wagner played a key role in overseeing how the state shifted to the Common Core State Standards and aligned assessments.