The Missouri State Board of Education has selected Margaret Vandeven to be its next state education chief, replacing Chris Nicastro.
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December 17, 2014
December 12, 2014
The idea of the common core as a local option for districts isn't new.
December 11, 2014
Now that New York State Education Commissioner John King is leaving his post to join the U.S. Department of Education, disparate opinions of his work are on full display.
December 10, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam's push to significantly alter teacher evaluations follows the governor's announcement in October that he wants a public review of the Common Core State Standards in Tennessee.
December 08, 2014
Will high-profile battles about standards, testing, choice, and accountability over the last few years lead to fatigue among governors, state chiefs, and others?
December 02, 2014
The Associated Press cites a 95-page report that investigators said were over 100 instances of fraud by former Indiana K-12 chief Bennett or one of his staffers.
December 01, 2014
Vitter, who announced plans to run for Louisiana governor last January, praised the common standards in August, but now says they are endangering education for several reasons.
November 26, 2014
In order for an official recall election to take place, supporters have to get at least 364,000 signatures, or 25 percent of all ballots cast in the general election.
November 18, 2014
Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar told the Associated Press that the group wants the governor or the state board to pick the state superintendent in 2016.
November 14, 2014
The impending departure of Kevin Huffman as Tennessee's education commissioner highlights turnovers among state K-12 chiefs in recent years.