Nebraska, one of the few states that has not adopted the common standards, sends a signal that it could be reconsidering.
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March 15, 2013
March 13, 2013
PARCC becomes a nonprofit to help it stay afloat after federal money runs out in 2014.
March 05, 2013
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers estimates that its tests will take 8 to 10 hours.
January 28, 2013
Bills pending in other states show pressure to ratchet up rigor.
January 10, 2013
A new set of guidelines suggests that teachers need not cut back on literature to meet the "informational text" demands of the common core.
November 20, 2012
ALEC,an influential advocacy group with a conservative bent, has decided to remain neutral on the common core.
November 19, 2012
States and professional organizations are creating a document intended to help states that wish to redesign their own standards in that subject.
November 12, 2012
Tony Bennett's defeat didn't have something to do with the common standards; It had everything to do with it, a Boston think tank argues.
November 07, 2012
The defeat of Indiana's education chief, a high-profile backer of common standards, creates doubts about the initiative's support there.
November 06, 2012
A new survey shows that few people know what the standards are, but those who do are supportive. The more questions pollsters ask about the standards, however, the more support for them declines.