Four state education chiefs say they remain committed to using the Common Core State Standards and holding schools and teachers accountable for their progress.
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April 23, 2014
April 21, 2014
A state panel led by Gov. Mike Pence and state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz recommended that the state board approve a new set of content standards.
April 18, 2014
A plan in Tennessee to delay the administration of PARCC tests by one year is heading to Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature.
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.