A plan in Tennessee to delay the administration of PARCC tests by one year is heading to Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature.
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April 18, 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 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.
April 09, 2014
Evergreen State is on course to become the first state to lose its flexibility from the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 04, 2014
The move by South Carolina to leave the testing consortium comes at a time when common core is facing political opposition in the state.
April 03, 2014
A bill that would have required Louisiana to develop new standards to replace its adoption of the common core died in the House of Representatives.
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 18, 2014
Leaders of the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association voice sharp disagreement with state education chiefs about the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
March 17, 2014
Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart has selected the American Institutes for Research to develop a new common-core aligned exam for the state's assessment.