Connecticut, Mississippi, South Dakota and Vermont have won federal waivers focused on allowing them to make the transition to common-core tests.
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February 03, 2014
January 29, 2014
The bill would require Indiana to drop the common core, but wouldn't explicitly bar the state from re-adopting the standards later this year.
January 13, 2014
After New York is dinged for not putting a list of reward schools online versus sending out a press release, some are wondering if federal officials are monitoring the right things.
January 08, 2014
The law hits its dozen year mark during the school year in which it specifies, that technically, all children are supposed to be proficient in reading and math.
January 06, 2014
Mississippi and Idaho have some of the biggest problems, according to a new wave of No Child Left Behind Act monitoring reports from the U.S. Department of Education.
December 17, 2013
A variety of civil rights groups protest the U.S. Department of Education's lack of action on the distribution of effective teachers.
October 09, 2013
Equity is still boldly proclaimed to be our nation's prime education policy in both federal and state laws and court decisions. What is required in the years ahead is serious enforcement of these legal and moral mandates.
August 15, 2013
Federal officials are threatening to revoke waivers for three states at the end of the 2013-14 school year over their failure to come up with new teacher-evaluation systems.
August 08, 2013
Providers of supplemental education services in eight districts in the Golden State are likely to lose revenues now that an NCLB waiver has been granted.
August 07, 2013
In light of a new tests linked to college- and career-ready standards, the U.S. Department of Education wants to rethink how it approves state tests.