A lawsuit challenging the validity of common core has been filed in Kentucky, while state chiefs continue to grapple with public perceptions of the standards.
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November 18, 2013
November 07, 2013
Several states where 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress scores showed no statistically significant improvement chose to focus on how their students performed against national averages.
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 20, 2013
A recent "denial-of-service" attack on Kentucky's statewide student data-management network highlights how districts are being targeted by hackers.
September 12, 2013
Gov. Steve Beshear signaled that Kentucky would move forward with implementation of a new set of common science standards despite opposition from a legislative review panel.
September 09, 2013
New paper explores the work of a state, a district and a technical-service provider in putting the common standards into practice.
August 22, 2013
Charter school teacher salaries in DC, a push to create charters in Kentucky, an audit of a Pa. charter school, and a critique of a charter school study topped headlines on the independent public school sector this week.
August 01, 2013
At a public hearing last week in Kentucky, the Next Generation Science Standards sparked heated debate.
July 24, 2013
A survey of 1,700 African-American voters in four Southern states, released by a group that favors school choice, found that most want more educational options.
July 19, 2013
A Utah politician wants to end compulsory education for students, saying that parents should have a choice in the matter of schooling.