The deal could signal an approaching peace, or at least a cease-fire, in the long-running war over the common core and the PARCC test in Louisiana.
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April 29, 2015
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April 24, 2015
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April 21, 2015
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April 20, 2015
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April 16, 2015
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April 16, 2015
Tony Smith previously worked as Oakland superintendent from 2009 to 2013, and then went to work for a Chicago-area nonprofit working on early childhood issues.
April 15, 2015
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April 14, 2015
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