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April 12, 2015

Curmudgucation Digest (April 12)

Common Core fading, Andrew Cuomo evaluating, Jeb Bush running, Arne Duncan talking, and everybody taking a look at the Alexander-Murray ESEA rewrite.

April 09, 2015

Florida Votes to Cut Tests, Lower Exams' Weight in Teacher Evaluations

The passage of the bill is the culmination of months of pressure in Florida to reduce the amount of testing as well as its consequences students, teachers and schools.

March 24, 2015

A-F School Accountability Over in Virginia After Gov. Terry McAuliffe Signs Bill

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, signed A-F into law two years ago, but the bill ending it came from a fellow Republican in the state Senate.

March 23, 2015

Common Core Foe Sen. Ted Cruz Enters GOP Presidential Race

Senator-turned-presidential candidate Ted Cruz's education platform could be described, in a nutshell, as Not Jeb Bush.

March 11, 2015

Chiefs for Change Will Focus on Urban School Districts

Louisiana Superintendent John White will take over as the group's new chairman.

March 10, 2015

Chiefs for Change Announces New Focus on Big Cities, John White as New Leader

Chiefs for Change says it wishes to focus more on building a bipartisan K-12 consensus with the backing of big-city superintendents, and is ending its affiliation with the Foundation for Excellence in Education.

February 19, 2015

Fact Checking Sen. Rand Paul on the Common Core Standards

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who is almost definitely running for president, is trying to make a big issue of his potential opponents' support of the Common Core State Standards.

February 13, 2015

Before Common Core: Jeb Bush's 2005 Emails Show His Thinking on Standards

"If they are weak, let us strengthen them," the then-Florida governor wrote in an email from 10 years ago after a negative report about the state's content standards.

February 10, 2015

Steering Clear of Common Core, Jeb Bush Decries Schools That Fail Poor Students

Bush, the former Florida governor who is mulling a White House run, advocated for choice, assessment, and a low-profile for federal policymakers in K-12.

January 22, 2015

Condoleezza Rice Tapped to Head K-12 Advocacy Group Founded by Jeb Bush

Rice has close ties to Bush's family, having served as secretary of state under Jeb Bush's brother, former President George W. Bush, from 2005 to 2009.

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