The chairman of the South Carolina state board, Barry Bolen, blasted Superintendent Mick Zais, saying that the board retained the authority to pick the state's assessment.
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April 18, 2014
April 17, 2014
Analysts are weighing in on the final draft of Indiana's new content standards, which are due for approval by the state board on April 28.
April 16, 2014
The indecision about the common-core standards in many states has led some teachers to believe that policymakers are leaving them in the lurch.
April 15, 2014
As in South Carolina, Louisiana is experiencing a dispute between state officials over whether PARCC tests should be given to students.
April 14, 2014
South Carolina Superintendent Mick Zais said he's withdrawing the state from Smarter Balanced regardless of what the state school board voted to do.
April 14, 2014
The move marks a shift in Iowa's "non-categorical" method of providing specialized service to children with disabilities.
April 11, 2014
Despite a state education department official's announcement April 3 that the state would withdraw from Smarter Balanced, the state board voted not to do so April 9.
April 09, 2014
Evergreen State is on course to become the first state to lose its flexibility from the No Child Left Behind Act.
April 08, 2014
The Learning First Alliance said that it wants to be a resource for states struggling to regroup and take more time to get the common core right.
April 07, 2014
A school-finance package approved by Kansas lawmakers in response to a court ruling gives districts greater flexibility if they seek local tax increases.