South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, has signed a bill mandating the replacement of the common core with new state standards in 2015-16.

The state superintendent's race in California is headed to a run-off, with incumbent Superintendent Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck squaring off Nov. 4.

A survey finds that while most top district administrators support the Common Core State Standards, they also have mixed feelings about other policies associated with the common core.

What makes for robust school accountability systems from states, and where do parents and researchers differ about which states do the best job with those reports?

The N.Y. state teachers' union is now calling for an end to participation in field tests being administered by the Pearson testing company.

The National Association of State Boards of Education is concerned about at least one legislature's attempt to increase its oversight of content standards.

Both chambers of the legislature passed a bill that would require Oklahoma to draft a new set of standards in math and English/language arts. But it's far from certain that Gov. Mary Fallin, a common-core backer, will sign it.

The Republican-controlled legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Fallin, putting an end to the state's policy for retaining 3rd graders who fail a state reading test.

Common-core supporters did well in primary races for state superintendent positions in Georgia and Idaho on May 20.

After several attempts by lawmakers to ban the common core outright in Missouri, the state is on the verge of developing a new set of standards over two years.


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