In addition to a legislator's call for more time to review the Common Core State Standards in Indiana, a Maryland lawmaker would conditionally prohibit its statewide assessment from being administered this spring.
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January 10, 2014
January 08, 2014
Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, argued that the Common Core State Standards were imposed improperly on teachers and other education officials without the proper support.
January 06, 2014
The state's testing waiver came under a longstanding provision of federal law, not the new "double-testing" waiver program.
January 02, 2014
The state's waiver applies only to 7th and 8th grade students who are taking high school mathematics.
December 30, 2013
The New York Times reports that retired educator Carmen Farina, a former deputy chancellor for New York City schools, will lead the 1 million student system.
December 26, 2013
New York state Assembly Democrats are the latest to register opposition to education department plans to upload students' data to the cloud via inBloom.
December 03, 2013
Amy McIntosh, who has been working on teacher and leader effectiveness in New York state, will be joining the U.S. Department of Education's office of planning, evaluation, and policy development.
November 27, 2013
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.
November 14, 2013
The lawsuit filed against the department by plaintiffs in the Empire State says the group's data cloud puts private student information at risk.
November 13, 2013
Critics of the organization inBloom argue that the group's data collection in New York state will violate children's and families' privacy.