North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced July 16 that he will sign a bill that will initiate what he says is a "review" of the Common Core State Standards.
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July 16, 2014
July 15, 2014
The plaintiffs had argued that the law usurped the rightful power of the state school board to develop and have final say over content standards.
July 03, 2014
Efforts to fortify schools in the Tornado Alley state have stalled since a deadly 2013 tornado.
June 26, 2014
Members of the Oklahoma state school board and others seek to overturn a law repealing common core in that state, saying it gives the legislature too much power over standards.
June 25, 2014
Janet Barresi, the current Oklahoma state superintendent, was walloped in the state's GOP primary Tuesday, by former state board member, Joy Hofmeister.
June 10, 2014
Will North Carolina be the next state to step back from the common core, and how does its state superintendent feel about the recent activity?
June 09, 2014
Even so, Oklahoma's decision to drop the Common Core State Standards was motivated by politics and not necessarily what's best for students, the U.S. Secretary of Education said.
June 05, 2014
Despite her previous support for the Common Core State Standards, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signs a bill that requires the state to replace them with its own academic standards.
June 05, 2014
Five months after coming to the defense of the Common Core State Standards, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill to replace them.
May 29, 2014
The National Association of State Boards of Education is concerned about at least one legislature's attempt to increase its oversight of content standards.