Indiana superintendent Glenda Ritz says a preliminary examination shows "manipulation" of school grades under former K-12 chief Tony Bennett in 2012.
Test scores in New York state dropped dramatically as students adjusted to the new assessments aligned to the common core.
The Common Core State Standards will drive major changes in instruction and curricula, most respondents in a survey of state education officials say.
In 2013, 13 states expanded, created, or revised school-choice legislation covering tax-credit scholarships, vouchers, and home schooling.
The fallout from the resignation of Tony Bennett from Florida's top K-12 job continues in Indiana and elsewhere.
A conservative member of the Kansas state board believes attacks on the Common Core State Standards are motivated by fear, not facts.
Tony Bennett was slated to resign as Florida's education commissioner on Aug. 1, following stories about Indiana's A-F system in 2012.
A document published by the Associated Press might reveal how Indiana officials altered the state's A-F accountability system in September 2012.
Questions remain about actions by Indiana K-12 chief Tony Bennett regarding the state's A-F accountability system and an Indianapolis charter school in 2012.
Florida Commissioner of Education Tony Bennett defends his actions while serving as Indiana's K-12 chief regarding the changing of A-F school grades in 2012.