Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.
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December 09, 2013
December 05, 2013
In her executive order, Gov. Mary Fallin also says that the state's standards won't jeopardize student privacy or parents who home-school their children.
December 04, 2013
Indiana superintendent Glenda Ritz says the document shows state officials are planning to remove her as chairwoman of the state school board.
December 03, 2013
The free-market-oriented organization is considering draft bills dealing with school choice and a state records database with academic information on individual students.
December 02, 2013
The study from the Oklahoma education department about A-F grades said an October report critical of the system was in fact misleading in several ways.
December 02, 2013
Compared to other tests from groups including ACT and Amplify, the study said Smarter Balanced assessments remained the best choice for Michigan.
November 26, 2013
The court said Georgia's historical precedent clearly allowed for the state to remove local officials under certain circumstances.
November 25, 2013
Foes of the 2012 state law allowing charters say it runs afoul of the state constitution, but its defenders say it's a key piece of the state's education policy shift.
November 22, 2013
The Oregon complaint targets the state school boards association, while a teachers' union in Maryland has also filed a grievance regarding work on common-core aligned curriculum.
November 21, 2013
High school students will not take the common-core-aligned exam in 2015, state Superintendent John White announced, under a plan giving Louisiana schools a decade to meet score expectations.