The U.S. Department of Education says Indiana needs to provided an amended NCLB waiver to satisfy new concerns about standards and testing.
The bill from a California senator would ask voters to change a law approved in 1998 that requires English-only instruction in public schools.
The testing consortium announced that it's lowering the cost of it's assessment to, at most, about $24 per student.
South Carolina lawmakers may be about to drop the Smarter Balanced test, but the state board chairman and state superintendent continue to battle over the assessment.
Michigan lawmakers are upset with an advocacy group for invoking NCLB waivers in discussions about teacher-evaluation bills under consideration.
Florida and Louisiana are at different stages of reconsidering their school accountability systems as they transition to new standards and tests.
Evergreen State lawmakers say they've made some progress in meeting court-mandated spending increases by 2018, but concede in a new report there's a long way to go.
Smarter Balanced has made S.C. Superintendent Mick Zais' controversial decision official, and no longer lists the state as a consortium member.
After months of debate, the Indiana state school board voted to adopt new standards that in many ways mirror the Common Core State Standards.
The bill signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal would allow individuals with prior permission from public or private schools to carry a gun on school property.