A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
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July 22, 2014
July 18, 2014
A July 17 discussion between Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White failed to break a political and policy disagreement over common-core testing.
July 15, 2014
If states don't modify their use of high school exit exams, there could be bad consequences for students, a New America Foundation report says.
July 15, 2014
A deal has been reached in New Jersey to phase in the impact of common-core-aligned tests on teacher evaluations.
July 10, 2014
To break a political logjam, three Louisiana state board members have proposed using a hybrid of the state's current test and PARCC for the 2014-15 school year.
July 07, 2014
Despite the move by many states to delay the impact of common-core tests on accountability policies, one Republican governor has signaled his state won't follow suit.
July 03, 2014
New Mexico's state purchasing agent, Lawrence O. Maxwell, has denied a protest of a major common-core testing contract that was filed by the American Institutes for Research.
July 02, 2014
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-3 on July 1 to retain legal counsel and prepare for a possible lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal over the PARCC test.
June 26, 2014
Districts have the option of picking one of two state tests for the 2014-15 school year, so which test has proven more popular so far?
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."