The Golden State had been in a standoff with the federal education department over its plan to dump most of its current tests in order to give all students the Smarter Balanced field test.
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March 07, 2014
February 13, 2014
A Wyoming bill opposing the common core hasn't gone as far as initially thought by some, while a Georgia House resolution would restate support for the standards.
February 07, 2014
A recent survey of leaders in the K-12 and higher education shows a desire to work together to create a seamless pathway between the sectors, but finds that barriers persist.
January 24, 2014
In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, 34 state schools chief vowed to not share personally identifiable student data with the federal government.
January 24, 2014
The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistage consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
January 23, 2014
The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistate consortia puts student data privacy at risk.
January 22, 2014
In addition to New York, lawmakers in South Dakota and Tennessee are considering reviews or pauses to common-core implementation and common-core-aligned tests.
January 10, 2014
In addition to a legislator's call for more time to review the Common Core State Standards in Indiana, a Maryland lawmaker would conditionally prohibit its statewide assessment from being administered this spring.
January 08, 2014
Florida K-12 chief Pam Stewart also told state lawmakers that any changes to the common core in the state won't impact the test that's ultimately selected.
January 03, 2014
The North Carolina state board is considering assessment options for the common core, but state lawmakers will also have a say, and are studying the issue.