A new law that went into effect earlier this year is proving challenging to implement as the 2014-15 school year reaches its halfway point, according to local reports.
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December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
The district has been without a permanent superintendent for two and a half years.
December 08, 2014
The approval comes with a number of asterisks, although none of them seem to be related to the turmoil in the Pelican State over the Common Core State Standards.
December 01, 2014
Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green issued the order on Nov. 25 as part of a court case brought by a group of Missourians who are challenging the state's membership in Smarter Balanced.
November 11, 2014
Get the latest updates on pushback to the Common Core State Standards in Louisiana and elsewhere with two separate presentations on edweek.org
November 04, 2014
Keep on top of the outcome in pivotal U.S. Senate races as the ballot results roll in Nov. 4 and throughout the following day.
November 03, 2014
The number of Indiana schoolchildren using vouchers has jumped this year. Meanwhile, Louisiana education department numbers released Monday show that fewer than half of voucher students who took state assessment tests passed.
November 03, 2014
In addition to the paper-only announcement, Superintendent John White also said the English/language arts portion of the test for students in grades 3-8 would be shortened.
October 16, 2014
The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that the state law changing teacher tenure and evaluations approved in 2012 is constitutional, after a challenge by the Louisiana Federation of Teachers.
September 30, 2014
A teachers' union in Louisiana is suing to block state funding from going to some charter schools, according to The Times Picayune.