The American Institutes for Research is seeking to break up a potentially big Common Core testing contract that it says was improperly bundled and skewed to favor Pearson.
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July 31, 2014
July 10, 2014
The American Institutes for Research has reached out to PARCC to try to resolve a dispute over a lucrative, and controversial, common-core testing contract awarded to Pearson.
June 25, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like "business partners."
June 20, 2014
New Mexico state officials describe a protest over a major common-core testing contract by the American Institutes for Research as "frivolous," in a filing with the state purchasing director.
June 03, 2014
New Mexico officials have set a June 18 deadline to receive arguments in a protest filed by the American Institutes for Research over a major contract for common-core testing.
May 28, 2014
A state judge in has blocked the award of a major PARCC contract to Pearson until an appeal by a rival testing contractor can be heard.
May 06, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, an organization that provides testing services, has filed a lawsuit in New Mexico state court to try to halt the awarding of a major contract to a rival, Pearson.
April 01, 2014
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund files suit on behalf of parents of ELLs and poor students, arguing that New Mexico's funding and K-12 reform initiatives are not providing a sufficient education.
December 19, 2013
A state senator wants voters to decide whether to create an elected state school board that would pick the state superintendent, now chosen by the governor.
March 11, 2013
New Mexico K-12 chief Hanna Skandera may go another year without being officially confirmed by the state legislature.