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May 21, 2013

Chiefs Group: No Moratorium on Common-Core Stakes

In a rebuttal to the AFT president's call for a moratorium on high-stakes consequences for the common core, Chiefs for Change calls for holding fast to accountability.

May 01, 2013

Baton Rouge Seeks to Avoid State Takeover

The East Baton Rouge Parish school board plans to move 100 gifted and talented students from a higher-performing elementary school to a lower-performing school this fall in order to improve the test scores of the lower-performing school.

April 30, 2013

Online Testing Problems Emerge in Indiana, Other States

Technological breakdowns are plaguing statewide assessments in Indiana, not long after testing woes surfaced in Minnesota and Oklahoma.

April 26, 2013

Testing, the Common Core, and Consumer Resistance

Marc Tucker examines the meaning behind consumer resistance to mandated school testing.

April 25, 2013

Fixing the 'Opportunity Gap' to Close the Achievement Gap

A group of 20 education scholars release a new book and launch a national campaign to get policymakers to focus on leveling the playing field for poor and minority students.

April 12, 2013

FCC Commissioner Calls for Overhaul of E-rate to Help Schools

A commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission argues that schools need more funding, and specific capacity goals, through the E-rate.

April 08, 2013

Professor Andy Hargreaves Talks Sustainability

Professor Andy Hargreaves of Boston College discusses sustainability of school improvement in a conversation with the HOPE Foundation.

April 02, 2013

Texas K-12 Chief's Interesting Relationship With State Lawmakers

Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has said he will implement an A-F school accountability system without lawmakers' approval.

March 29, 2013

Cleveland Requests Reprieve From State Takeover

Cleveland's schools chief says the district's comprehensive reform plan adopted last year needs a chance to turn things around before state officials step in.

March 15, 2013

NCLB Waiver Effort by Calif. Districts Wins State Board Backing

California's state board expressed strong support for the effort of a group of school districts seeking a flexibility waiver from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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