A Louisiana judge has granted a preliminary injunction that lifts the suspension of the tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards imposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal nearly two months ago.
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August 19, 2014
August 15, 2014
A Louisiana judge denies an attempt by state legislators to require schools to immediately stop using the Common Core State Standards while their lawsuit challenging the standards is pending.
August 13, 2014
What's the history of the common core and PARCC tests in Louisiana, and when did things start to get complicated?
August 07, 2014
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal argued that the state's use of testing from a federally funded consortium would amount to illegal control over curriculum by Washington.
August 04, 2014
The stance by U.S. Sen. David Vitter puts him at odds with current Gov. Bobby Jindal, a fellow Republican battling to repeal the Common Core State Standards in Louisiana.
July 29, 2014
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-4 on July 29 to join a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal over the governor's to block a common-core-aligned test.
July 22, 2014
Plaintiffs in a lawsuit targeting Gov. Bobby Jindal say the GOP governor is improperly attempting to usurp power by blocking the state's common-core testing contract.
July 21, 2014
The 17 state legislators who are plaintiffs in the legal complaint allege state law regarding public notice wasn't followed by the state school board.
July 18, 2014
A July 17 discussion between Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White failed to break a political and policy disagreement over common-core testing.
July 14, 2014
Louisiana's school voucher program has grown by 30 percent since it expanded statewide in 2012.