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.
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March 17, 2014
March 17, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said states need to take a balanced approach to assessments and use common-core tests wisely without relying on them too heavily.
March 12, 2014
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia Wright will leave the department in May, as Virginia's education policy landscape undergoes key shifts.
March 06, 2014
On the eve of his departure as New Jersey schools chief, Chris Cerf criticizes the state union's 'misinformation' on teacher evaluation.
February 27, 2014
A former chief of staff to then-commissioner Chris Cerf, Hespe held New Jersey's top education post more than a decade ago.
February 20, 2014
The Indiana Department of Education has released a draft version of new content standards for English/language arts and math that would replace the Common Core State Standards that were adopted by the state in 2010.
February 18, 2014
The changes to the common core in Florida include the addition of new standards related to calculus, and a new basic requirement for cursive writing.
February 12, 2014
A new lawsuit claims that New York state has not lived up to the K-12 funding commitments it began to satisfy in 2007, citing budget cuts in recent years.
February 11, 2014
The Garden State's K-12 chief used to work under Amplify boss Joel Klein in New York City's school system and oversaw charter-school expansion and new accountability measures in New Jersey.
January 31, 2014
Kentucky had been uncertain for many months about whether it would use the PARCC tests for common standards.