New York Commissioner of Education John King announced the elimination of an 8th grade math test for some students and grants to help reduce testing.
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October 28, 2013
October 23, 2013
A state chief asked for a list of things that his state should try. With help from Eric Smith of Chiefs for Change, here's a list of the top ten list of things every state should do now:
October 22, 2013
A-F school accountability is at the heart of a lawsuit filed by Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz against the state board of education over open meetings.
October 22, 2013
A new law in Nevada requiring school districts to track and report incidents of bullying could be put to use after a school shooting on Oct. 21.
October 17, 2013
Oklahoma's A-F school accountability system places too much weight on test questions and hides low performance by needy students, an October study reported.
October 16, 2013
The Florida board of education is dropping common-core reading and lesson suggestions from its standards implementation, but districts can choose to use them.
October 14, 2013
Eagle County Superintendent Jason Glass, Iowa's former state superintendent, says Colorado's Amendment 66 would significantly help his needy students.
October 12, 2013
A proposed tax increase to reboot Colorado's K-12 funding system that requires voter approval is sparking political passions across the state.
October 09, 2013
A potential constitutional fight might emerge between Kansas legislators and state judges over school spending, with a Supreme Court ruling on the way.
October 03, 2013
The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers announced a six-state collaborative to improve common-core implementation on Oct. 3.