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.
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July 22, 2014
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.
July 10, 2014
Despite recent legal challenges, Louisiana's school voucher program is growing.
July 10, 2014
To break a political logjam, three Louisiana state board members have proposed using a hybrid of the state's current test and PARCC for the 2014-15 school year.
July 02, 2014
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-3 on July 1 to retain legal counsel and prepare for a possible lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal over the PARCC test.
June 23, 2014
It's a timely question, given that there's been a lot of action in Race to the Top states over the last week that could spark big changes to states' overall plans.
June 17, 2014
What did the "pro-common core bill" vetoed by Louisiana's governor really say, and where is the split in GOP governors' positions on the common core?
May 05, 2014
The national testing environment continues to get more complicated, and the push against the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers continues in Louisiana.