Tennessee's Republican Governor Bill Haslam, a former supporter of the Common Core Standards, has started to give into its naysayers.
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February 13, 2015
February 05, 2015
The suit, filed by the National Education Association's Tennessee affiliate, contends the state's teacher-evaluation system violates educators' due process and equal protection rights.
January 30, 2015
The Volunteer State will soon consider a resolution that asks Congress to ensure that Washington doesn't intrude into the state's decisions about public schools.
January 30, 2015
The resolution says the federal government is acting like a national school board and asks the GOP-controlled Congress to return K-12 authority to the states.
January 23, 2015
Do the changing positions of one key K-12 policymaker in Tennessee highlight the complicated political environment for the Common Core State Standards in the Volunteer State?
January 09, 2015
As states try new ways to keep college costs down, some have voiced criticism of the free-tuition-for-all approach for helping families who may not need assistance.
January 08, 2015
If Congress were to enact the proposal, approximately 9 million students would be eligible for the federal-state partnership program.
December 17, 2014
One of Candice McQueen's signature initiatives has been to rigorously train students in Lipscomb's college of education in the Common Core State Standards.
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 01, 2014
NASA encourages girls to the reach for the stars through out-of-school programs designed to make the STEM field exciting through hands-on projects, community mentors, and robotics.