In her appeal of a court ruling, state Superintendent Diane Douglas accused state board staff of running a "shadow administration" within Arizona's education apparatus.
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July 14, 2015
As a deputy commissioner in New York state, Wagner played a key role in overseeing how the state shifted to the Common Core State Standards and aligned assessments.
July 09, 2015
The Arkansas state board voted to use the ACT Aspire test instead, concluding a public spat over which common-core exam the state would use next year.
July 09, 2015
Officially, 27.4 percent of eligible students were "confirmed refusals" for taking the Smarter Balanced English/language arts exam, and 28.1 percent of them were confirmed refusals for the math exam.
July 01, 2015
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has picked Iowa deputy education director Ryan Wise to be the next state chief, replacing Brad Buck.
June 30, 2015
Lawmakers sent Gov. Jay Inslee a 2015-17 biennial budget that includes a $1.3 billion increase for K-12. But will that figure satisfy the state's top court?
June 24, 2015
"Some states don't even know what tests they're giving next year," CCSSO Executive Director Chris Minnich told attendees at a conference about student assessment on June 23.
June 23, 2015
Earlier this month, the Arkansas board of education voted 7-1 to continue using the PARCC exam, but Gov. Asa Hutchinson is refusing to go along.
June 01, 2015
Ritz has repeatedly clashed with members of the state school board, Republicans lawmakers who control the state legislature, as well as Gov. Mike Pence.
May 27, 2015
Louisiana's compromise concerning the Common Core State Standards is moving ahead in the state legislature, but it hasn't crossed the finish line or cleared other hurdles.