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.
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October 17, 2013
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.
October 02, 2013
The common core spending freeze began in Michigan Oct. 1, while the standards' fate in Indiana remains murky following a legislative report.
October 01, 2013
In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute, Louisiana Superintendent John White urged self-described education reformers to change the narrative surrounding their work and to focus on fixing K-12's "plumbing."
September 30, 2013
Results from the second year of common-core aligned tests in Kentucky showed a variety of results across school levels and student groups.
September 26, 2013
A key vote in the Michigan House education committee could undo a budgetary freeze on common-core spending in the state.