The number of states curtailing or considering a review of their involvement with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam has grown in recent weeks.
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May 20, 2015
May 08, 2015
On Friday, the state's top court unanimously ruled that the law violated the provision of the state's constitution related specifically to pensions.
April 16, 2015
Tony Smith previously worked as Oakland superintendent from 2009 to 2013, and then went to work for a Chicago-area nonprofit working on early childhood issues.
April 14, 2015
Gov. Bruce Rauner said that while he likes Christopher Koch, the state needs a new K-12 leader, and the state school board could be ready to pick one.
February 02, 2015
Discrepancies between the amounts budgeted for early education and the funds that are actually available mean Illinois and Missouri are both working with less funding in 2015 then they had planned on.
January 13, 2015
A new state law could deem effective, experienced teachers unfit to instruct immigrant children.
November 21, 2014
A county Circuit Court judge ruled that the legislation signed last year by outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn changing the pension system violates the state constitution.
October 27, 2014
Among those seeking a repeat of what happened in Wisconsin in 2010, some have looked at Illinois and recast GOP challenger and investment executive Bruce Rauner in Walker's role.
August 28, 2014
The program helps protect children from traffic and gang activity on their walks to school.
July 09, 2014
The Land of Lincoln wants to change its funding formula to help more students in need, but does the new plan actually come with more money?